On Misusing and Misunderstanding the Term “Racist.”

I love language.  In part, I love language because of how it helps us overcome basic confusion and try, in a fumbling way, to speak our full thoughts to each other.  I had a lot of fun in my book giving the hero an “auto-translate” ability that allowed him to understand all languages (Incidentally, I’m … More On Misusing and Misunderstanding the Term “Racist.”

Execution (5 minutes)

I was supposed to be executed.  I was up on the scaffold, arms tied behind my back, with everyone all gathered around to watch the beheading of Flats McBrady.  I’d never been so popular. The executioner—Rucks, his name was; nice guy really, he and Mabel had three kids—said God-be-with-you and reared back with the axe, … More Execution (5 minutes)

We need to Chill.

To be clear, I’m including myself in this. It probably looks hilarious to see this in the feed a few blocks away from the “Why I’m Angry” repost I shared back in January. I have thought these things before, but I know I’ve been bad about keeping things in perspective and realizing that things are … More We need to Chill.

Writing and Revision (Plus the first chapter of Book 2!)

Hey, my book has a free promotion going on!  Go onto Amazon and grab a free copy!  (Or a paperback. We have it in paperback now). Today’s the last day it’s running.  I’d have told you earlier, but I have work I’m doing now and time is precious. I had a much longer idea I … More Writing and Revision (Plus the first chapter of Book 2!)

I hate Self-Promotion (plus a preview of The Nephilim Protocol)

Updated draft of the cover!  We’re making progress, slowly but surely. You can see it has the prison camp now and  we got rid of the “Squire Chad” bit, so all it has now is the Solomon Code Series.  Much better. I actually thought of “Solomon Code” before any of the individual books—just because it … More I hate Self-Promotion (plus a preview of The Nephilim Protocol)