Lord Of The Flies Revisited

William Golding’s classic tale about a group of English schoolboys who are plane-wrecked on a deserted island is just as chilling and relevant today as when it was first published in 1954. At first, the stranded boys cooperate, attempting to gather food, make shelters, and maintain signal fires. Overseeing their efforts are Ralph, “the boy … Read more

Reality Lite …

” Reality Lite “ They called him “the Block Monster”, a killer who, at the age of twelve, still curled in bed with his mother and sucked his thumb unable to process his horror. Why should we save him? Judges asked me and their question reverberated in the packed pews. It was a fair question, … Read more

Priceless Integrity

Last week I stood in line to purchase my obligatory Starbucks coffee only to discover when I went to order and pay that some nice gentleman had already bought me my breakfast. The cashier smiled and handed me his business card: www.thegivingprinciple.com. Startled by the gesture, I turned to thank the man but he only … Read more

INTERVIEW: Doing Time For The Crime

How do you find the time to write true crime and practice law? Writing true crime and practicing law share a lot of similarities; both require honing a craft, taking a set of fixed facts and characters and giving them shape and context in a way that’s compelling and persuasive. One career informs the other … Read more