In my continuing efforts to learn how to do better marketing, I’ve just finished setting up pre-orders in Smashwords for Cats of War I (the collection of the first 3 stories in my Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire series.) Here’s the link on smashwords: Also doing pre-orders on Amazon – here’s the link:*Version*=1&*entries*=0 … Continue reading


Speaking of Broken Windows and the Coarsening of Culture (and an Unrelated Smashwords Coupon)

(** this was initially intended to be about the coarsening of language, but culture involves more than just words, and so it couldn’t help but expand into other areas.) There’s a theory in law enforcement that revolves around broken windows. If windows are broken in a neighborhood, and the windows remain broken, people think it … Continue reading


My Sixth Collection is now available!

My latest eBook is my 6th short story collection (And Yet Still Even More Things I Could Get OT OF MY MIND)  – it’s available now on Smashwords with an 80%-off coupon (that’s only $1.00!) Use code UA97J at checkout. You can see it at It’s also available on Amazon for the Kindle at*Version*=1&*entries*=0 … Continue reading