Everyone needs a space — a space to do their thing, whatever that thing may be. This is my space. I write. That's my thing. I created this space — this site — to share with you the things I write. Not everything I write, but a fair amount. This is my space, a home for what I write. Go to the 'Blog' link above, and check out my work. And feel free to email me and share your thoughts, whatever those thoughts may be. You can reach me at:
Watch the video here 'Stay Away From Lions' - A Buffalo crime story
Shot on location in Buffalo and the city's historic First Ward, in which the novel is set. Featuring original music by Joseph Smith.
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"No matter how we advanced in technology, please don't abandon the book... there is nothing in our material world more beautiful than a book..." — Patti Smith
My parents, Jack and Dee Smith, on the Niagara River in Buffalo circa 1960.
WELCOME TO MY WORLD
Father of two, and husband of one. Writer, curmudgeon and former longtime journalist. Washed-up hockey player and Buffalo Sabres die hard. Influenced by Fred Exley, Richard Russo, Raymond Carver, Charles Bukowski and Pete Hammill. Fan of The Tragically Hip and Gord Downie, Patti Smith, Lou Reed, Joe Strummer, The Jam, Social Distortion and Keith Richards. Have a dog named Finnegan, and he is really fat.