AFTER THE APOCALYPSE is out now!

Click through to see it full-sized.

It’s taken years of revisions, rejections, and reuploads*, but After the Apocalypse is finally out, and you can get an electronic or print copy. Here’s how:

From the back cover:

Eleven years ago, a superhero named Alexandra saved the world from the Dark King, and then disappeared without a trace. The only person who knows what happened to her is Andrea Collins. Andrea is 29, overweight, lonely, and depressed, and more than anything else she wants to know why her powers went away… and what she can do to get them back. But once Andrea discovers the truth, she learns there’s a very good reason she had to lose her powers: because if she gets them back, the Dark King will return, and she’ll have to save the world again.

And that’s a trade Andrea is willing to make, no matter how much it costs her. Or the world.

The early reviews are already in, and they’re pretty good.

Continue reading

Posted in fiction, novel, writing | Tagged | Leave a comment

SIX OF THE WORST… Star Trek: the Next Generation episodes so bad that I couldn’t let my daughter watch them

Star Trek: The Next Generation was, in general, a really good show. However, there were a few episodes that I just cannot condone showing to my daughter. Here’s six of the worst of them.

Posted in column, nerdery public, nonfiction, six of the worst, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

SIX OF THE BEST… Star Trek: the Next Generation episodes, according to my daughter

My daughter recently finished watching Star Trek: the Next Generation. She can’t remember every single episode, but she does have a top-six list of episodes from the final season.

Posted in column, nerdery public, nonfiction, six of the best, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

SIX OF THE BEST… changes my wife thinks the NFL should make to their rules

I got my wife into football by way of fantasy, and now that she’s spent a couple of years watching games with me, she has a few NFL rule changes in mind.

Posted in column, nerdery public, nonfiction, six of the best, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

SIX OF THE BEST… ways to support your writer friends when they publish a new book

Your writer friends (like me) need support and help when they publish a new book. Especially when there’s no big-name publisher around to help with the marketing. And even when there is a publisher, word-of-mouth is still the best way to get people to read your stuff.

I have a book coming out tomorrow. Help me. Please.

Posted in column, nerdery public, nonfiction, six of the best, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

SIX OF THE BEST… times the hero and the villain teamed up

I’m kind of surprised that it took me this long to write a hero/villain team-up column.

Posted in column, nerdery public, nonfiction, six of the best, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

SIX OF THE WORST… Halloween costume choices I’ve made

I’ve made some pretty questionable Halloween costume choices over the years.

That’s it. That’s the whole tease.

Posted in column, nerdery public, nonfiction, six of the best, six of the worst, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment