Category Archives: Announcement

COMICS INSPIRING my BOOKS

Writers’ memories are what Lois McMaster Bujold calls a compost heap. I think of them as a treasure chest. The inspirations for the stories we craft come from this collection of sensory and emotional and mental memories. The larger and … Continue reading

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to: BILL MAHER, subject: COMICS – KIDS & GROWN UPS

Bill Maher was both right & wrong in his scathing reply to comics-fans who mistakenly believed that he’d disrespected the grand master of Comics, Stan Lee, in a recent commentary. A long-time fan of comics, for several years I’ve been … Continue reading

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to: JEFF BEZOS, subject: LUNA CITY

I’m an aerospace software and systems engineer, working most recently at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab and Boeing’s Phantom Works. I am now retired and spend much of each day writing, mostly fiction. I am also one of many diverse professionals … Continue reading

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BEST-DRESSED at the Golden Globes

My rule for “best dressed” for women is LESS CLOTHES, MORE WOMAN – at least for women whose looks I like. For men it’s: ADD SOME COLOR already! Here are two men who followed my rule: Tony Shalhoub and Darren … Continue reading

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The ORPHAN is on the MOON

A Christmas present to fans of The Eons-Lost Orphan. For non-fans, it’s a realistic look at the Supergirl myth, with touches of Captain Marvel. The present is an update on my progress writing the sequel. Sequels are hard. They have … Continue reading

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New CHARLAINE HARRIS book – terrific

It is an occasion to rejoice when there appears any new book by Charlaine Harris, author of the Sookie Stackhouse series which was the basis for the popular HBO series “True Blood.” And of several other series, including the Aurora … Continue reading

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The ORPHAN on the RED CARPET

News from the Orphan sequel front: Bad news and good news. Bad: I’m working on the middle of the sequel to The Eons-Lost Orphan. It is going OK, but it does take some work to keep up to the qualities … Continue reading

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THE ORPHAN goes to the SPACE STATION

I took some time off from the The Eons-Lost Orphan sequel because I was having trouble with a plot point. The next morning as I came slowly awake the solution occurred to me. I hurried through getting ready for the … Continue reading

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THE EONS-LOST ORPHAN sequel

I’ve had a lot of queries about sequels to The Eons-Lost Orphan. Good news: I’m a quarter of the way into the first one. Bad news: I don’t expect to finish before Thanksgiving. Christmas week is a more likely launch … Continue reading

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ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL preview & director discussion

20th Century Fox has just released the latest preview of “Alita: Battle Angel.” Along with it is an interview with producer James Cameron, director Robert Rodriguez, and actress Rosa Salazar. You might think the youngest of the trio would have … Continue reading

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