Picard and I watch The Tomorrow War.

July 7, 2021

The Tomorrow War! I first heard about this movie through my movie script hook up, Terrance Malloy. He sent me an early draft of the script and I was less than impressed. Fast forward to last weekend and I finally…

Star Trek: Picard. I’m glad it’s over.

April 15, 2020

Have I mentioned how much I love Star Trek? How it was a huge deal for me growing up and I would watch new episode of The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine Saturday afternoons on a small black and white…

Picard and I watch Star Trek: Picard.

January 31, 2020

I was not excited for this. Let me explain: Star Trek The Next Generation was one of my two entry levels into science fiction (David Lynch’s Dune movie, yes really). Seven straight seasons glued to my TV, hoping and praying…

Picard and I watch The Mandalorian.

January 3, 2020

The Mandalorian, wow! (Spoilers, ahoy!) When I saw the first images and heard about the show, I was kept an open mind, but wasn’t overly optimistic. Let’s face it, Star Wars’ track record hasn’t been the best since Disney took…

Picard and I watch The Rise of Skywalker

December 20, 2019

If you enjoyed The Rise of Skywalker, then congratulations. I’m glad the movie was worth your time and you left the theater with a smile on your face. However, I am not among your number. I went into the film…

If someone asks you to remove pirated stories, and you refuse, you’re wrong. All stop.

September 16, 2019

I’ve had some rather unfortunate piracy episode with people who should know better. When this year’s Nebula Awards were getting attention, I shared my short story GOING DARK with the password protected site that was only for Science Fiction Writers…


January 2, 2019

The Ember War Saga: Volume 1 The Ember WarIron Hearts-Short Story ( Ruins of AnthalasVent Rats-Short Story ( of Heroes Earth Defiant The Gardens of Nibiru The Battle of the Void The Siege of Earth The Crucible The Xaros Reckoning* The Anvil-Short Story ( The Ember…

A sneak peek at A HOUSE DIVIDED…coming June 5th!

May 23, 2018

Chapter 1 Corporal Jerry Marris struggled down a sand dune, one hand gripping his gauss rifle, the other gripping PFC Valencia by the carry handle across the back of her shoulders. He dragged his squad mate down the slope, his…

Why we write.

March 12, 2015

Why We Fight Write This is a little about me and what’s behind my books. The meat of this is post came from a guest blog post I had the fortune to do on Joe Konrath’s blog in support of Alzheimer’s…


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Winner of the 2017 Dragon Award for Best Military Science Fiction or Fantasy novel.


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