The Sensible Seeds of Art

  The first form of art was likely a simple story.  We don’t know what the story was about, nor can we say who told it.  I imagine it began naturally as a response to that age old question, “how was your day?”  This would have been the first time one dared to ask the…

If Only Star Wars Remembered Me

Source One of my fondest memories in the mid 1980s, is sitting on the brown carpet in the TV room, building an X-wing fighter with Constux, all the while, watching the real X-wings destroy the Death Star in Star Wars: a New Hope. I don’t know how many times I saw the flick.  It was…

The Next Symphony of Sol

This post is spoiler free Symphony of Sol 1: I Shall Not Rest in Peace has been out for the last few months.  I have sold 19 copies so far!  Not bad for an unknown author.  It is kind of weird to finally have a book out.  I’ve spent more than eleven years, writing off…

To Compose an eBook Cover

An egregious example of how one must not compose a book cover The evolution of my cover has been a rocky path.  This is, after all, the first thing readers will see before diving head long into the thrilling story.  All of it can be undone by a poorly drawn picture.  In traditional publishing, writers have…

A Starry Eyed Gaze at our Future

They’re inventing the driverless car; they’re inventing the internet contact lens; they’re inventing the human body shop, whereby we can grow any organ of the body; they’re beginning to tease apart the aging process.  All of us will have this technology.  All of us will live longer.  All of us will know exactly what’s happening…