Restoration

In shale dusted cypress lies a house, gables worn down, the rain incessantly tarnishing the paint. Therein lies a man’s ghost, wired from head to toe with rust, patina rubbed away revealing the good years: climbing roses, clear windows, magnificent bones. He’s here in rain-soaked swaddling, a Norwegian bed where offspring dreamt airplanes and stars, plaster […]

Lambda Literary Q&A for The Narrows, Miles Deep

I was so pleased to be interviewed by Karen Schechner, Senior Indie Editor for Kirkus Reviews for the Lambda Literary Website. I thank her profusely for including me in her new series of interviews on self-published writers. Click here for the interview: http://www.lambdaliterary.org/features/06/26/qa-with-self-published-writer-tom-schabarum/ The Narrows, Miles Deep was first selected by Felice Picano for LLF’s 2011 […]

Feedback and Kindred Spirits

The very best thing about putting your work out into the world is hearing from people who’ve read it and have had some kinship with your words and imagery. It is so amazing to receive a random email from someone who recounts why their experience with your work moved them and they give you insight […]

Airstreaming is now available at Airstream of Spokane

Airstreaming is now available in paperback at Airstream of Spokane. If you’re in the area, or driving through, you can pick up your very own signed copy of the book from Nick and Karyn. Karyn snapped a picture of me with the book, and the back of Buster’s head, when John and I bought our […]

Microsoft’s New Windows 8 Nook Application

My friend, Paul, shared with me the new look for Windows 8’s Nook Application. If you have read The Palisades or Airstreaming on Nook, please go and rate it. Only rate it as you feel it deserves, though. I love the look of the new application for the synopsis and showcasing the other books by […]

Airstream Ranch, Florida

As I tell people about my book all over the country, I get a lot of great feedback on places to go. This was no different when John and I were down in Florida near New Port Richey celebrating his mom’s 90th birthday with his family. One of his friends mentioned Airstream Ranch, which is […]