Randomness and Brookfield Chocolate

Once upon a time, I wrote a rather exuberant review on Amazon of Brookfield Chocolate.  How could I not? They make a good product, particularly their delicious little crunchy version (it really is good). Having lived in Switzerland for several years, I have a great...

Valentine’s Day and Fifty Shades of Goop

As a writer, I have to admit that E. L. James’ success with Fifty Shades of Grey intrigued me. Intrigued me enough to read the sample on Amazon to see if she could tell a story. The quick verdict is that she’s a dreadful writer, so I’m assuming...

Hometown Paper Review of The Fury Clock

My hometown newspaper, the Salinas Californian, just did a nice review of my book The Fury Clock. Bit of a relief. You never know how reviewers are going to take a story, particularly one as odd as The Fury Clock. Humor, as we all know, is highly subjective, and, if...

The new lycanthrope of literature

The plethora of shape shifters in modern storytelling is like a wave. A wave of furry bodies, replete with fangs and black snouts and cool names like Trent or Chase or even Chaze. They know how to dress and they have smoldering stares and I would assume (wrongly or...

Fury Clock paperback giveaway

…on Goodreads, of course. Click on over and enter to win one of five paperback copies of The Fury Clock. If you don’t win, come on by my site and leave me a message. I won’t send you a paperback, but I might send you an ebook version. I’m...

The Fury Clock

My newest book, The Fury Clock, just went live! If you enjoy humorous fantasy (or if you enjoy humor OR fantasy), please get yourself a copy at Amazon or Barnes & Noble (hasn’t gone live there yet…come on, B&N; speed your bytes up). Spread the word!...