Why do I call this site the Shy Highway? Because social people don't own the highway of life. Unfortunately, many shy people don't know that no permission is required to be shy and still go out in the world. What I'm talking about isn't just playing with words, but a real way of being in … Continue reading What is the Shy Highway?
Though I've been told that my novel Skol is the best of my books, you would never guess that from its sales. My other novel, The Birdcatcher, has had many readers over the years, and the first edition of The Shyness Guide was once selling well enough that I was threatening to break even financially. Meanwhile, Skol has had no following at all. … Continue reading My Lost Book – Skol
Although the central character in my novel, The Birdcatcher, is 52 years old, that book seems to please young readers more than old ones. One shy teen-age reader told me that she found the book to be "not just the story of one lone man, but of a worldwide type of people who have been so well … Continue reading Why do Young People like my books?
My novel The Birdcatcher is an exploration of the true nature of shy solitary people. Christopher Stone is a shy loner who has found a way to function in society without abandoning his true self. He knows how to be part of it, while remaining apart from it. If you'd like to see someone like that in … Continue reading Should you read The Birdcatcher?