I just finished the first draft of The Weight of the Universe and I’m happy to say that I’m pleased with it. The ending, I think, turned out nicely and the entire thing flowed better than I expected the first draft does. (At least, I think it does…we’ll see what I think when I go […]

My latest novel, Sympathetic Resonance, is now available in both hard-copy and Kindle versions on Amazon.com. Here are the links: Paperback Edition Kindle Edition This novel is a suspense/thriller with some sci-fi/technological elements. The story centers on Tristan Price, a scientist who lost his daughter to cancer. He dedicates his life to finding a cure […]

Check out the nifty new swag in the upper right corner! I completed the NaNoWriMo 2011 contest this morning! I’m sitting at over 50,000 words on The Weight of the Universe! It’s been challenging this year with all the other priorities, illnesses, etc. But I have to say that I’m quite pleased with where the […]

NaNo finally got the links out for the customized word count widgets. So now you can see not only my current word count at the top of the page, but also see my good days and bad days. So if you see an orange or, FSM forbid, red day on my calendar — your job […]

Finally over my strep throat and writing well again. (At least in terms of word count. 😉 ) I’m at 22,742 words for NaNoWriMo…on track to hit 50k on the 28th. The novel is called The Weight of the Universe. More info forthcoming. But more importantly, I’m having fun!!! Today I researched the following topics: […]

National Novel Writing Month (NoNoWriMo) is here! It’s an exciting time that forces you to spit out 50,000 words on a novel in just 30 days. I participated last year and came out of it with a completed novel (after an additional 10 months of revision and editing) – Sympathetic Resonance, which I would be […]

I completed the first draft of my latest novel this evening! It is tentatively called The Happiness Plan, although that title is almost sure to change. And this is good timing because NaNoWriMo starts in just 8 days! So I have a lot of outlining and planning to do to get ready for that! (But […]

The following is the prologue of my latest novel which is, as yet, unnamed. The first draft is about 85% complete and I’m working hard to get the first draft done this month so that I will be free for NaNoWriMo. Please note that this is a rough first draft; there may well be grammar […]

My latest short story has been published on NecrologyShorts.com. It is a short-ish (<5,000 words) work about a man who learns that his two-year-old son can break down the barriers between this world and the next to talk to his dead wife. It’s just all in a day’s play for the little boy. 🙂 Check […]

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