Published / selling

Selling Saturday: Smashwords Coupon for “Behind the 8-Ball” and Other Promotions

This week’s Smashwords coupon is for “Behind the 8-Ball”: The clock is running down as humanity struggles to find a new home; they’ve opened a gate into the unknown, but need evidence that their new world is on the other side before they go through. Moses can provide that proof, but how could anyone besides … Continue reading

commentary / ideation / news / Perception / Politics

Sum-it-up Sunday: Lies, Lawlessness, and Legacy

Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte and friends do some wild partying, tells some lies, and get in trouble with Brazilian authorities. They’re forced to recant the lies, and will probably lose millions in potential endorsements. They should have followed Hillary’s lead; she doubles down on her lies and still rakes in millions – and they may … Continue reading

promotion / selling

Selling Saturday: Smashwords Coupon for “Finding Sanctuary” and Other Promotions

This week’s Smashwords coupon is for “Finding Sanctuary”: After generations searching for a home, the colonists of The Promise think they’ve found it. But is this seemingly perfect world where they’ll find Sanctuary? (A bit of sci-fi, a pinch of fantasy, a slice of horror; a good mix of what makes up speculative fiction. Add … Continue reading

commentary / Freedom / ideation / Technology

Forecast Friday: Will We Be Allowed to Decide for Ourselves?

I used to worry about technology making it so we didn’t have to think. Calculators reduced the need to be able to do math in your head. Fast food cash registers keep the less educated from having to think too hard about your order. The internet blessed us with the power to find any information … Continue reading