New novel, Fires of Memory, is now available

Fires of Memory is a fantasy novel set in a world where magic has been all but forgotten. Civilization has reached level about equivalent in our world to the early 1700s. But when an old enemy rediscovers the ancient magic, he poses a threat to everything that has been built. You can get it through […]

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The Great Martian War: Counterattack! Now Available!

Well, after nearly a year, the writing, editing, formatting and fretting are done and the third volume in my Great Martian War series has been released. Just the e-book version, but the paperback will be out in another few weeks. I think it is a darn good story and nicely wraps up the first trilogy. […]

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Philcon!

Philcon is America’s oldest science fiction convention. 80 years old this year, I believe. My publisher, Winged Hussar Publishing will have a table there this weekend and I will be there to sign my books! If you are in the Philadelphia area, stop by!

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Editing nearly done.

I finished incorporating the editor’s comments to the manuscript and returned it today. One final pass-through and then it will be off for formatting, adding the maps I drew, and then, hopefully, to the printers. I’m very pleased with the thing.

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Getting the Book Ready to Print

We are well into the editing and finishing process now. The publisher has read through the manuscript and made his comments which I’ve responded to. The chief editor is on his first detailed read-through and marking it up. I ought to get it back in the next week or so. Meanwhile I’m creating the maps […]

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The Editing Process Begins!

I sent the manuscript of my latest novel, “The Great Martian War: Conterattack!” to the publisher about a week ago. The publisher himself, read it and sent it back to me yesterday with comments and questions. This was strictly about content, not grammar or spelling or anything. There were only about two dozen comments and […]

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Looking Back, Thinking Ahead

I sent the manuscript for “The Great Martian War: Counterattack!” to my publisher for editing a couple of days ago. I’m pleased with the result. It’s longer than the first two, about 155,000 words, but there is a LOT of stuff going on in it and I think my readers will be pleased. This brings […]

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The End in Sight

I’m making some serious progress on Book 3 of my Great Martian War series. I hope to have the manuscript finished up and off to the publisher in another week or two. It’s gotten a bit longer than I had originally planned on, but I think it is all good stuff which my fans will […]

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A Ticklish Situation

Well, I’m closing in on the end of Book 3 of my Great Martian War series. But I’m puzzling over the best way for Frank to get Rebecca out of her clothes… What? No, I don’t mean it that way! Shame on you! Y’see Rebecca has some of the deadly Martian Black Dust on her […]

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Hello World!

Okay, this is my first blog entry on my brand new website created by my brilliant and talented daughter, Rebecca! Thanks, Bec! As you’ve probably guessed by now, this website is devoted to my writing. I do other things than writing, though. My “real” job is as an architectural designer at Temple University. I go […]

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