Much of what I’m writing these days is about revisiting old places, spaces, narratives, and experiences. Some days it feels like visiting an old friend; other days, like stepping into a bad dream. Through writing about both the light and the dark, I have awakened new joys, and put to sleep some of the demons of my childhood.
It would be only natural that I would revisit my more recent past, a past where Seth & Alyssa Buchanan, Greg Wallace, and Katherine Middlebrook spent hours and hours with me. They were the characters in my first novel, Out of Breath, a psychological fiction novel about addiction, the surf culture, recovery, child loss, compassion fatigue, forgiveness, and redemption.Read More