The Next Two to Four Months

It’s been a bit just getting here.  I’ve got a book released, a second book waiting in the wings for her time in the sun, and I published a pair of short stories on this venue.  It was a lot of work; I spent more than a year on it, and I threw out a…

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The Weary Old Heroes of a Forgotten War

And the band played Waltzing Mathilda.  And the old men still answer the call.  But year after the year, the numbers grow fewer.  Some day no-one will march there at all. An army of wind-warping lead, to the clatter of innumerable casings, ricocheted from pavement and brick facings through the broad window panes of shop-fronts…

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The Fall

The following is the first of five short stories from my recently published book, The Sagas of the Iron Hearts: Fragments, which can be found here.  If you enjoyed it, you can peruse at your will the remaining four for the low low price of $4.99 paperback  and $0.99 kindle edition.  Every sale is a step…

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The First Among Many

He leveled his weapon, which began to spit forth with the venomous lick of surging fire at four-hundred-and-fifty rounds per minute, forty-five caliber rounds. He felt the familiar kick of the weapon, its poorly mitigated recoil—it was not an elegant weapon—with bitter nostalgia, as round after round tore the occupied seats, nailed-down stools, and the…

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Happy Days Are Here at Last

My first book, a collection of five short stories crafted under the guise of military science fiction, is completed and up for sale as a soft-cover on Amazon.  It’s entitled “The Sagas of the Iron Hearts: Fragments.”  The Kindle version will be released some time later–precisely when, I don’t know.  I could wax poetic about…

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Beware the Ides of Febtober

…Because they conveniently occur on the date of this missive, and I’m not in a terribly good mood–not that I ever am. Well.  The first of two completed volumes should be seeing publication within a week.  The second some time later; no sense flooding the marketplace and whathaveyou.  I’ll provide the title and links and…

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