Writing

2016 in review is a work related round-up, because it’s been an absolutely awful year personally. The other day somebody sent around a “some good things must have happened at least on a personal level in 2016, please post them!” and I honestly couldn’t think of anything actively good enough to stand out. So, this […]

Once in a while I manage to have my act together enough to present a holiday short story to my readers. This year’s story was inspired by visiting North Carolina for the first time, and driving some of those twisty twisty roads that Joanne is so fond of. Slaying the Dragon is set five years […]

Shaman Rises cover

I *do* have a throw-away comment about the 2016 election in one of my #WalkerPapers short stories. I thought I did. The protagonist is Ashley, the little girl from #ThunderbirdFalls, 20 years later: “I had a grenade launcher. I wasn’t supposed to, of course. Nobody was, especially since the country-wide crackdown after the election riots […]

I feel that that’s a provocative subject line, but it’s the root question being posed here, so… I’m reading a book. It’s a decent book. Written by a guy, four or so main characters, one of whom is a woman, and she’s beautiful, which is fine. Viewpoint Bad Guy Character creeps on her, which is […]

Take a Chance cover

I’ve just gotten the counter-signed contract, so I can make a Big Announcement! I’ve been in (slow, because of me, not them) talks with Markosia Enterprises, a comics-and-graphic-novels publisher in the UK, and I am SO EXCITED to tell you that my comic book series, “Take A Chance”, is FINALLY going to be available as […]