Good news everyone!

Good news everyone!

My first professionally published short story , “Gardens of Titan” appears in the January/February 2023 issue of Analog Science Fiction and Fact! The issue will be available on newsstands, and bookstores on December 14, 2022. (Do they still have...
The Irony of Defeat

The Irony of Defeat

Regardless of the dubious use of ‘irony’*, I find it funny that I write about motivation in the last blog entry and then the very next week finds several days in a row where I didn’t write anything.  I had been writing consistently for a couple...
Motivation Station

Motivation Station

Recently, I answered a question posed on a message board about how to stay motivated to write. The fact that I felt that I had some advice worth giving is kind of funny, really. But I have learned quite a bit about motivation in the last year, so I thought now was as...

Revisions are the Devil

Last year, I wrote a story for a contest. It received good reviews and nice scores, but didn’t win. I later brought the story to Oz Drummond’s writing workshop at 2010 ReConStruction in Raleigh, figuring it was the strongest I had. It was also the only...

Content Starts Here

If you’re reading this, it’s likely that you are a time traveller. Yes, that’s correct. Because, as I write this the only person who knows about the blog is me and … well, me. So hello to the future! I hope the radiation isn’t too bad...