Monthly Archives: January 2017

Tate Publishing Closes It’s Doors

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Came across this article about Tate Publishing closing its doors and quite frankly was shocked. What shocked me was the implication they were a vanity publisher or not exactly a publisher. Here are some quotes which made me believe that. Mary Detweiler, an author from southeastern Pennsylvania, has published four books with Tate at a total cost of just under… Read more »

Another Doctor Falls

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A friend sent me a link today announcing that Peter Capaldi and Steven Moffat will both be leaving “Dr. Who” in 2017. I really fear for the life of the show with Mr. Moffat leaving, but, there is only so much of a person to go around. Eight years is a long time to balance the insanity while keeping track… Read more »


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This idea hit me while I was buying a mega zillionaire ticket around lunch time. Got joking around with the young girl behind the counter about how winning would be a bad thing since the State of Illinois would never get around to actually paying the debt. Our current elected corruptions, especially the one in the governors office, would find… Read more »

Authors Need to Write About CRISPR Now!

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Works of fiction and facts of history have long been absorbed by both lunatics and cultures attempting to create “the perfect” of a species. It is a topic which seems to drive the most unstable of creatures into positions of power so they can attempt their dream of a perfect species. I’m sure there are examples going much farther back… Read more »

Two Days in January – Ode to a New Writer

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I try not to let silly, and false adoration cloud my judgement, or my day. Last weekend in Dallas, I signed my 2015 novel, Levant Mirage. A scary piece written in our geopolitical future, I explained the underlying story-the elevator speech to several Texans stopping by the Barnes & Noble. “Oh,” one said. “Where do you come up with those… Read more »