Robert B. Parker Week

I usually post about a single book I read, why I liked it, why I didn’t. This time, however, I read 3 Spenser novels in rapid succession. They are in order of publishing #s 4, 5, and 6. I could wax on about each, but what I can and want to say about them kind…

December Shodo

Not seeing progress these days. It’s been months since I ranked up. Below is my kanji formDecember. While the powers that be didn’t delist me, I was at the lowest position among the 6th kyu rank. I actually kind of thought this one was okay. My kana was not at the bottom, but not near…

Story Excerpt – Red Rimmed

If you want to be a beta-reader, please send me an email or leave me a comment and I’ll share the rest of the story. — Steve pokes his head into his wife’s bedroom and looks at her leg protruding from under the covers. Her varicose veins look worse that he remembers, an artifact of…

Thank You !

I just checked out the kickstarter page for the anthology where my first published story will appear. And it looks like we made our target. As of this writing, the kickstarter was at $7,630. The goal was $7,500. So that does it! I made a joke the other day in an earlier post, saying that…

Please Support !

There are less than three days left ! If you could see your way to backing the kickstarter for my first published story, I will be your best friend forever. Really. For ever and ever ! Check the link here. We’re only $705 dollars away (at the time of this writing) from meeting the goal.…

Story Excerpt – Enemy Within

If you want to be a beta-reader, please send me an email or leave me a comment and I’ll share the rest of the story. — “I heard that their religion is based on pure contiguity,” the captain said. “Admirable, to be sure, but hardly practical.” “We have our own believers in contiguity, captain, using…

Book Review – Armada

Book Review Armada By Ernest Cline I should start by saying I really enjoyed Ready Player One, Mr. Cline’s previous and perhaps more famous novel. That was the reason I picked up Armada. So let me bottom line you here: If you liked Ready Player One, you’ll like Armada too. If you didn’t then you’ll…