Monthly Archives: March 2012


Truth is Stranger

March 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

I like to write stories on the edge—almost absurd, but then you realize that life can really get this nutty, as a reviewer of my novel False Alarm put it. It’s a fine line. While researching my just-completed novel, The Incompatibles, a black comedy about family dysfunction and infertility, I saw a Newsweek article “You Got Your Sperm Where?” about men who call themselves donorsexual—a guy who gives his sperm […]
Los Gatos novel

March 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

You know how I like to draw heavily from real life so the novel I’m just finishing is set right here in the Silicon Valley outback.  I’m calling it The Incompatibles— a whacky black comedy about infertility—possibly the world’s first. There’s an aggressive sperm recruiter on the loose, coming between a Los Gatos couple, who get themselves into a darkly comic pretzel, working at cross-purposes to get a baby. I […]