It’s a dog’s life – Part 05

It’s Monday, May 22nd, a date that I am not soon to forget. Maxwell’s gone now.  As of 1:00pm this afternoon, our first and only dog has gone from an ‘is’ to a ‘was’. Ugh how hard are those words to type. As folks might have guessed reading through these posts, at thirteen years old, […]

It’s a dog’s life – Part 04

It’s 2017 now. Maxwell has been a part of our family for nearly thirteen years and it seems impossible to consider.  He’s a fixture.  Always there, that jingling harness  ringing out from the living room to greet us when we get home, the clicking of claws on the floor as he prances by the basement […]

It’s a dog’s life – Part 02

The lingering thought about those first several days of bringing Maxwell home was just how small and soft he was.  One of the reasons why my wife’s family had latched onto Bichons was because they have hair, not fur, and so they don’t shed.  In those early days, he was soft and pretty much fit […]

The trilogy is complete – Book 3 Tipping Point is a reality!

It’s been a little over ten years since the initial kernel of an idea of a genetically engineered werewolf military commando first started digging into the back of my mind.  Ironically, it was my interest in G.I. Joe that initially fostered the concept, as their early 21st Century “Valor Vs. Venom” toy line took the […]

Inspiration in strange places – Kong: Skull Island

I’ve written about where I find my inspiration before, and have been pretty clear that without Captain America: The Winter Soldier, my second novel Loose Strands would be a considerably different work. As I think back to when I wrote that and what other films and television shows I’ve seen since, I don’t think anything […]

Tools of the Trade – StoryShop.io

So in a private conversation with a fellow author over the past couple of days, he directed me towards a new service from Sterling & Stone, the folks behind the Self Publishing Podcast.  This new application is called StoryShop and I have to admit, I’m intrigued. While the cost is a bit out of my […]

Fun new pulp anthology featuring yours truly and many others live on Amazon now!

I will fully admit this did not feel much in my wheelhouse when it was pitched to me, but it ended up being a ton of fun. If you like pulp fiction or even just some fun and heart-filled science fiction, you’re going to want to check out Saucy Robot Stories.  I had the ultimate […]

The time is here! Operation: Harvest Book 3 – Tipping Point coming April 11th!

It seems like it’s been a long time coming (and it has… at least five years from first draft writing and ten years from brain dumping) but the Operation: Harvest trilogy is one step closer to completion! April 11th is a day to circle on your calendar!  That’s the day that Operation: Harvest Book 3 […]