I worked to get some things done before the Thanksgiving holiday, including three releases and major inventory/website updates. New releases include the second Ott & Ren novella ‘Crevice’ (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B081X12347), the first Death Derby expansion ‘Nature’s Rage’ (https://www.thegamecrafter.com/games/death-derby:-nature-s-rage-expansion), a new short story ‘Highlelujah’ (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B081PCVLS9). A new short story, ‘A Whisper in the Air’ was added to […]
“Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by fighting back.”― Piet Hein, Grooks 1 “The problems are solved, not by giving new information, but by arranging what we have known since long.”― Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations Problems are something people like to avoid. It’s a rare person that will leap headfirst into a problem without being prodded […]
“A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.”― Saul Bellow, To Jerusalem and Back Most people like watching magicians. A good magician can pull off tricks that appear to be as real as the day is long through a series of methods involving subterfuge, sleigh of hand, […]
“But the Hebrew word, the word timshel—‘Thou mayest’— that gives a choice. It might be the most important word in the world. That says the way is open. That throws it right back on a man. For if ‘Thou mayest’—it is also true that ‘Thou mayest not.”― John Steinbeck, East of Eden I can’t say for sure […]
“The simple step of a courageous individual is not to take part in the lie. One word of truth outweighs the world.” ― Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn I like to watch people. People are interesting, even people that don’t agree with me. And twenty years of customer service experience has given me a lot of practice at […]
Full cover for ‘Crevice’ with art by Jon Wells: https://www.facebook.com/Wellsyart Copyright 2019. All rights reserved.
The rough draft of the second Ott & Ren novella is finished as of about 5 minutes ago. Release date will be in December or January, depending on how long it takes me to edit.
A smart, curious person on a site like this is like walking a dog into a vet without a leash: they’re going to sniff someone’s ass and possibly start a fight and there’s nothing you or the dog can do about it because it’s the nature of the beast.
New essay on Authorsden. ‘People are better off when they play to their strengths and develop the skills they have the most innate ability and desire to do, not the things they’re worst at and have to force themselves to do. You are not special, I am not special. You are not equal, I am […]