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There’s an old curse: “may you live in interesting times.”  Right now, we live on the cusp of one of the most interesting times in the history of mankind.  A number of incredible and incredibly terrifying technologies loom just over the horizon.  Few people seem to understand just how fast they’re coming. As a society


In the Cracks of the Machine

Saturday, 16, May , 2015 by

I wrote this story about the rise of robotics a decade ago.  I cleaned it up last year and published it in my first short story collection The Shattered Man.  I got the idea for the piece, one of my most popular, because I felt SF authors got robots all wrong, at least the early


Bitcoin Magazine just posted my article Why Charles Stross Doesn’t Know a Thing about Bitcoin. It’s a response to one of my favorite SF authors, Charles Stross, who recently wrote a piece called Why I Want Bitcoin to Die in a Fire.  It got picked up by Reddit and Slashdot, as well as quoted by


The Jasmine Wars

Saturday, 15, June , 2013 by

Well, I am finally through my first book and it’s out there for sale.  I cleaned up all my short stories and they are off to the editor.  That means I’m finally free to get back to my next novel, one that I’ve really looked forward to writing.  Saying that I am writing it is


If you get your sci-fi book fix from then you probably know author Hugh Howey.  It’s hard to miss someone whose books routinely camp out on the top 100 bestselling sci-fi/fantasy books on Amazon.  At one point Howey’s books even took up six of the top ten slots on the list, alongside classics like


Amazing Concept Art and an Exodyssey

Thursday, 20, October , 2011 by

I’ve started looking around for concept artists to help sketch out my universe.  It’s incredible the quality of work that’s out there.  Over the past few weeks I’ve scoured the Internet high and low looking for brilliant visual designers.  Every day I continue to find more who’s work I love.  I’ll be reaching out to


Women Warriors and Mythology

Sunday, 11, September , 2011 by

I’ve always loved fierce woman and that’s reflected in my characters.  In my latest work I set out to create powerful woman warriors, so I naturally turned to the rich mythologies of India and Greece to provide my templates.  My main character, Jovanna, is crafted after the Indian Goddess Devi and one of her most