The Karmic Repercuss...

The sun is out and many of us are finding ourselves in our backyards, cleaning off grills, sweeping decks and porches, setting small fires (that’s a joke). I enjoy the solitude and sunlight of my backyard. My neighborhood is typically quiet and as I spend more time in my back yard, I have the...

Presidential Candida...

Part 1: Writing about politics is only fun if you’re a sadist and you’re super stoked for the downfall of civilization. It seems each day there’s a new, terrifying story of some candidate’s twisted world view, their callous, racist, myopic and primitive theist worldview. As the stars seem to...

His Other Books̷...

Tonight’s ramblings focus on Frank Herbert and his non-Dune books. I’d like to say I’ve read them all, but time hasn’t been that kind yet. However, I have just re-read, The Whipping Star, The Dosadi Experiment, The Green Brain and Hellstrom’s Hive and The Dragon in the...

July: CONvergence in...

Looks like I will be speaking at CONvergence in Minneapolis in July. Stop by and see me! http://www.convergence-con.org/

Flash Fiction

With a grimace and a sigh, he made his whims real, conjured up shadowy things that would dance and play at his feet as he walked the burnt countryside. He summoned bird-like things to perch upon his fingertips, and whisper the secrets of leagues far flung. When the burned denizens of the sick...

One man’s junk… Jun11

One man’s junk...

How’s this for a social media post: Today, I disassembled a piano. It was heavy and dusty and dirty, but mostly wood and screws. 40% of it is now in the wood pile. Of course, the most interesting fact is the scrap of celluloid film I found under the hammer assembly. A single frame,...