Private Parts

If you go to author Neil Stephenson’s (author of books like Cryptonomicon and Anathem) website, you will get a message that goes something like this: Dear Reader, if you appreciate my books, then I encourage you to leave me alone and let me focus on my work. Thank you. N. Stephenson. Writing is a solitary … More Private Parts

Review: “Lines of Departure” by Marko Kloos

I’m a sucker for a good military science fiction story. The best that I have ever read–classics–are Starship Troopers by Robert Heinlein (the book, not the movie!) and The Forever War by Joe Haldeman. Well, there’s a new storyteller in town. I first came across Terms of Enlistment, the first book in Marko Kloos’ Frontlines … More Review: “Lines of Departure” by Marko Kloos

For I live in a digital world, and I am a digital…boy.

I grew up in the era of Dick Tracy. I spent every Sunday morning reading the comics out of the paper, and Dick Tracy and his two-way wrist radio–and later wrist TV–were always fascinating to me. (Almost as much as the anti-magnetic spaceship that some of the characters used to go to the moon, but … More For I live in a digital world, and I am a digital…boy.