Finding Root

Finding Root

More from my upcoming book on the spiritual aspects of writing: *** One of the most crucial skills you’ll want to learn as an artist is what I call “finding root.” The term comes to us from the engineering world. “Root cause analysis” or...
Ready Player One Review

Ready Player One Review

It seems the older I get the harder it is to get through a whole book, even ones that I like, so when one comes along that makes me stay up all night, I take notice.  Ready Player One is why I still read books, hoping that just one of them will have me ignoring the...
Books on Writing

Books on Writing

Writers read a lot of books about writing. Over time the collective wisdom of these writing books builds up and helps add to unconscious competence.  A book by itself won’t make you a better writer.  It’s as simple as that.  Only working diligently at the...

Novel Excerpt: The Scorpion Game

This is an excerpt from my first novel, THE SCORPION GAME.  Read the first chapter below!  You can also download the PDF version here. In 2458, on a continent sized starship with its own atmosphere and an entire civilization churning inside, the poor live in rotting...