I've been busy as an endangered bee this spring, working on revisions on Binary Chop (I dispatched it to my beta readers this weekend, so I get a few days to rest my fingers and wallow in anxiety before the final round). Thankfully, the good people of the writing community gave me several opportunities to … Continue reading Guest Posts and Interviews – Spring 2019
What's worse than getting the flu--miserable aches, pounding head, bone-splintering chills, a fever you stubbornly endure until it flirts with 104 and you can almost hear your brain fluid begin to bubble? Having to go on a business trip the day after your fever breaks. Irritated at being forced to break my three-year streak of not … Continue reading Vexed in the City: Escape to the Morgan Library
One hundred years ago today--on the eleventh day of the eleventh month at the eleventh hour, 11 November 1918--Germany signed the armistice that brought World War I to a close. Sixteen million people, military and civilians, died in the four years of conflict. But the "war to end all wars" left some conflicts unresolved, and this … Continue reading Dulce Et Decorum Est: The Centennial of WWI
Two Decembers ago in a mid-sized East Coast city not far away, I took my family of multi-generational Star Wars fans to opening night of The Force Awakens. Everyone enjoyed it: after enduring that wretched prequel trilogy in the 2000s, the franchise was finally fun again. And so, continuing the new tradition, we kicked off this year's … Continue reading THE RETURN OF THE LAST JEDI STRIKES BACK: A Star Wars Parody Script
As summer draws to a close, so does my mad blitz to finish the Syzygy series. I plunged into the story like the deep end of a pool, drafting nearly 60,000 words in about six weeks. That's an unprecedented rate of productivity for me. Now, with Red Shift in the hands of my beta readers … Continue reading New Season, New Site!