This writing thing…

I spent months writing what I thought would be the first book in a four book series, “Dauntless.” During that process I built a history, technology, military, government and a slew of other niggling details which often consumed my days and nights in research and some really interesting nightmares. Imagine waking up screaming  “Repel boarders!” … [Read more…]

Review: The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy’s Finest Hour

I pretty much read this book from cover to cover. Then I read it again. This book will be a go to book for years to come seeking inspiration for my writing of military Science Fiction. Uncommon bravery was common in those fateful hours as Task Force Taffy 3 fought against overwhelming odds to win … [Read more…]

One Million Steps Review

This book blew me completely away. Seriously. The author had served with the same unit in Vietnam and now was imbedded with them in Afghanistan. You would get to like a particular Marine and then they would be killed in combat. And this happened over and over again. Despite horrible upper level leadership–those directing the … [Read more…]

Hello world!

Welcome to my new blog. It’s a way to reach out to people. Over the coming months I will be posting news of my writing, reviews and some minor views upon the world through my sometimes strange perspective. I love to read and love even more to write. However my writing is extremely research intensive … [Read more…]