Summer 2016 Projects Update

There are several projects in the works right now that I can’t wait to wrap up and let the world see. Before I talk about those, let’s touch base on what’s been happening over the past few months. First, my novel A Darkling Nine has been sent to several agents…. Continue reading

Let’s Talk About Point of View

It’s a big decision It really is. When an author sits down at the keyboard and looks at a blank file, there are choices to make. One of those decisions is point of view. In other words, whose eyes are we seeing the story through? The default is to select… Continue reading

Some Writing News for a Change

As I grow more weary of reading about the Great Science Fiction Civil War and the Battle of the Hugos, I’m turning inward and ramping up my own idea factory. I haven’t posted on my own writing for what seems like ages, so today it’s a little about where I’m… Continue reading

Blog Hop: Accessing the Future

Accessing the Future Blog Hop The Future Fire, a publication that has published my fiction, is producing an anthology called Accessing the Future, and it focuses on issues that come with disability. As part of the promotion for their indiegogo campaign, they launched a blog hop for authors to talk… Continue reading

Progress Report 9-8-14

Only a little to report today. + My story Across the White was turned in and accepted by J. Alan Erwine for his shared world anthology Taurin Tales. Apparently, I am one of the top names in small press science fiction. Says so on the Taurin Tales pre-order page. +… Continue reading

Monday Status Report – 2/10/14

After about 10 days of stagnation,I made some small progress on the edits for A Darkling Nine. As my self-imposed deadline is fast approaching, I expect progress will ramp up significantly this week. The big news for this status report is that I finally sold the print rights for a… Continue reading

Monday Status Report 1/6/14

And so it begins. The first full week of 2014 has arrived, and this is my first status report of the year. Only minor progress to report today. Things are starting slow, but I have indeed begun the revisions to A Darkling Nine. I’m only on page 14, but I… Continue reading

2013 – a Writer’s Year in Review

The year started off mired in uncertainty. January 14th marked the fourth anniversary of my layoff from Freescale. I entered the year determined to make my own business a reality instead of relying on the fickle whims of “The Man.” The first six months were quite difficult as clients were… Continue reading

A Potpourri Post

Inline Skates Day two on the inline skates went pretty well. I skated about a mile and used the cane significantly less than yesterday. I still struggle on the uphill portions but downhill and flat are progressing nicely. Cleaning My wife and I have been going through closets. We went… Continue reading