Behind the Creation Part 1

  Multiplarity What the heck am I talking about? Ray Kurzweil and Vernor Vinge’ have written a great deal about the ‘Singularity’, but few have paid much attention. It has been called “the rapture of the nerds”. While the Singularity makes for interesting reading and conjecture, I don’t see it …

Uncommon Ground

This is an urban fantasy thriller! A psychotic terrorist launches nuclear, biological, and electronic attacks with the help of thousands of rats. Julius is a sorcerer who knows he needs a team. A Marine sniper, teenage cosplayers, bikers, and railroad engineers join forces with their animal partners in our defense. …

New Releases!

It occurred to me that I’ve a handful of tales that haven’t been published. This will be fixed over the next couple of months. Here’s the first two:   Tazia Fahn A dieselpunk swashbuckler with a strong heroine, corrupt cops, gangsters, and airships! https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/687825 Turkey Creek Ghost A psychotic ex-boyfriend …

Nuclear Poetry

Back in the early 60s, I found a poem in a SciFi pulp magazine that I loved. I’ve never been able to find it again. But I still recall it to this day. Now I am Faust and Faust is you And we, the witches who hailed Macbeth We have the lightnings of …

Happy Holidaze!

The last few months have been hectic and, in some ways, depressing. Depressing because the writing challenge I issued back in September garnered zero… that’s right, ZERO responses. I spent the last month or so spinning my wheels and catching up on some TV series. Earlier this week I read …

Time to Write

Rachel Poli is a blogger I’ve been following for some time now. She’s a fine writer and I wanted to thank her for a recent post. In it, she challenged other writers to create a story using a first line she supplied. The line is… “The doorbell rang at one-o’clock in …

Pigma Brush Pen

Every once in a while, I trip over a new tool that I just cannot do without. Such is the case for the Pigma Brush series from Sakura Color Products of Japan. I was sorting through some felt-tip markers in the fine art section of a local A.C. Moore store …

Kubuntu 16.04 vs 14.04

Like most of us, I’ve lost things stored on my computer from time to time. This has made me more than a bit obsessive about backing up stuff I consider critical. I also know that the average life of most electronics is about five years. Few hard disk drives give …