As you can see, I’m not in much of a conversational mood. I haven’t been for several weeks. First, I had my book launch for The Key of Solomon. That went about as well as could be expected. We had a pretty good showing at the book signing at the Texas Adventist Book Center, and … More Soooo. Bla, bla, bla, bla, bla…..
The Three Body Problem by Cixin Liu. Tor Books. 416 pages. This book was a series of books I collected based on the fact that they won the Hugo Award in science fiction. In addition, the description sounded interesting. The book is a part of a series that was originally written in Chinese, and was … More Review: “The Three-Body Problem” by Cixin Liu
October 19, 2021 San Agustin, New Mexico Rubik watched the yellow cloud of dust on the horizon drawing closer to them, the lone rider on his brown horse galloping fiercely across the New Mexico high desert like out of some western. “Look at him,” Rubik said, staring at the distant figure of Eli through … More Short Story: “Deal With the Devil”
This was a busy weekend. Last night I played Santa. I mean, literal Santa, with the white beard, extra padding and red suit. I was Santa at our University Christmas party. I was nervous beforehand, but it ended up being loads of fun. Some of the kids got up in my lap, no problem. Some … More Turning the Page
In case you haven’t been keeping up with my latest news, I had a book come out December 1. It’s called The Key of Solomon, and I think it’s pretty good. But one of the harsh realities I’ve learned in writing books is that you can’t just write books and expect the public to beat … More Signing Books Is Tiring Work
We’re in Dead Week, the last week of classes at Southwestern Adventist University, before final exams begin next Monday. It’s been a light semester for me, and I have taken advantage of it to launch one book and work on the eventual launch of another in March. In addition, next semester looks to be a … More Dead Week
These are busy days for all of us, I know. We just got done with Thanksgiving, we’re gearing up for Christmas. We’re making our Christmas lists and checking them twice. In my neck of the woods, I am down to the last two weeks of classes, and then we have final exams, so there’s that. … More Last Day, First Day