Category Archives: Announcement

THE MIRACLE AND THE MAGDALENE is now available

With Easter near I felt this a good time to write something Easterly. What if (hmm) Jesus was an immortal shapechanger? It would not be at odds with him being the son of God, God’s messenger to the world and … Continue reading

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Sequel – ATHENA’S BUSINESSES

Some characters stick in our minds after we’ve finished a story. Such is the case of Athena Sarah Mawusi Akwete Ocampo, the main character in my Athena’s Journey. I’ve been almost forced by my subconscious to write a second novelette … Continue reading

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STORY submitted to 1632’s GRANTVILLE GAZETTE

I’m a huge fan of Eric Flint’s 1632 series of books. If you’ve not yet encountered it, I suggest you check out the first book. To read a sample and buy the book, click this image. So far the series … Continue reading

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ORPHAN sequel now available

The sequel to The Eons-Lost Orphan is now available on Amazon. It is fitting though a coincidence that it comes out the same week the movie Captain Marvel premieres. The comics series started in 2012 by Kelly Sue DeConnick was … Continue reading

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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: 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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The ORPHAN on the RED CARPET

News from the Orphan sequel front: At 25 Jane Kuznetsov (the Orphan) has her first boy friend. This is normal for the people where she was born. They lived very long lives and matured much later. They might not marry … Continue reading

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LAER’S POLITICS – complex, not red or blue

In these highly political times I’ve decided to openly declare my politics. They are complex, because the universe is complex. They are NOT binary: black or white (or red or blue). Or liberal or conservative. I am liberal AND conservative. … Continue reading

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GIFTED – wonderful movie about a seven-year old genius

Stories about super-smart kids (or adults) all-too-often portray them unrealistically. As eccentric in some way: socially inept, physically awkward, or downright ugly. The truth is that they are typically pretty much like everyone else. And like most of us have … Continue reading

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REAL GENIUSES: What are they Like?

Science fiction writers often write about geniuses and other very bright people.  If you’re satisfied with all the stereotypes about them, read no more. But if you’d like to know what they are REALLY like, go to this newly posted … Continue reading

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