A Playlist for Driving in L.A.

The house is cleaned, everything is packed and I’m ready to head out on my trip. I let my neighbors know I’d be gone for two weeks and they are going to keep an eye on the house for me. Talked to Doug and Jen tonight. I’m meeting Doug at Hertz tomorrow. Jen asked if […]

A Playlist for Driving in L.A.

The house is cleaned, everything is packed and I’m ready to head out on my trip. I let my neighbors know I’d be gone for two weeks and they are going to keep an eye on the house for me. Talked to Doug and Jen tonight. I’m meeting Doug at Hertz tomorrow. Jen asked if […]

First Full Day of Vacation

Okay, here I am having finally gotten this blog set up. I can check yet another item off of my to-do list. I have a five page list of things to get done before I leave for L.A. tomorrow, and so most of today has been spent doing those five pages worth of things. I’ve […]

First Full Day of Vacation

Okay, here I am having finally gotten this blog set up. I can check yet another item off of my to-do list. I have a five page list of things to get done before I leave for L.A. tomorrow, and so most of today has been spent doing those five pages worth of things. I’ve […]

Standing On the Shoulders of Giants

I’d like to preface this eulogy with a brief story in order to explain the challenges I faced in producing an encomium worthy of representing my grandfather’s life and my feelings toward him so please bear with me for a moment. My grandmother died on April 21, 1997 and on that same day, I saw […]

Standing On the Shoulders of Giants

I’d like to preface this eulogy with a brief story in order to explain the challenges I faced in producing an encomium worthy of representing my grandfather’s life and my feelings toward him so please bear with me for a moment. My grandmother died on April 21, 1997 and on that same day, I saw […]

My best rejection slip so far

Today I received my best rejection slip ever. It was like hitting a home run that went just foul. It was for my story “Wake Me When We Get There” which I had sent to Asimov’s. It made it out of the slush pile, past the readers and all the way to the editor, Sheila […]

Protected: Wake Me When We Get There

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Protected: The Last S.F. Writer

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Cast of Characters

I am very fortunate to have a number of good friends, many of them virtually lifelong. As a matter of course, they make appearances on the blog, often frequently. The purpose of this entry is to give frequent readers a bit more insight into the cast of characters that make frequent appearances. For convenience, I […]