Crazy Taylor is out!

Airships…intrigue…adventure! Just another day in the life of Crazy Taylor. When Charles Morgan inherits an Australian town from a distant uncle, he never dreams what it will eventually lead to. Along with his wife, best friend, and brother-in-law, they set out on the adventure of a lifetime that will shape their children’s future. Taylor Morgan … More Crazy Taylor is out!

Old Farts!

I’m passing this on as I did not want to be the only old fart receiving it. Actually, it’s not a bad thing to be called, as you will see. Old Farts are easy to spot at sporting events; during the playing of the Star Spangled Banner. Old Farts remove their caps and stand at … More Old Farts!

Some Interesting Links

I’ve been super busy the last couple of weeks and haven’t been able to keep up with the blog as much as I’d like. Here’s a few quick links that I found very interesting: Standalone genre books vs sequels or series? The Future of Publishing? A new social network devoted to the Fen? … More Some Interesting Links

The Dream King

Many, many years ago, when I was a kid of about eight or nine, my folks had this old guy over for dinner. They laughed and joked like adults do and, as soon as possible, I escaped to play outside. We had eaten early and it was still light when he came out by himself … More The Dream King


Like everyone who ever spends time surfing the net, I run into things that are really neat and I want to share with my friends. So, I’m going to start adding posts like this one. From now on, when you see the subject line NeatNetNews, the content will be a handful of links that may … More NeatNetNews

On A Writing Role

Wow! I’ve been on a roll, today. I’m finally into the really exciting ‘meat’ of Cloud Dancer. This is one of the parts I’ve been waiting and so far, I like how it’s come out. It was rather hard to imagine an air-sea battle between a destroyer and an airship. After all, even in the … More On A Writing Role

Real Steam

This past weekend, I was up in Kinzer, Pennsylvania, at the Rough and Tumble Harvest Festival. Since I’m going to be writing a steampunk novel for NaNo, a little real steam experience seemed in order. Here are a few freebie wallpapers for your collection:

NaNoWriMo Challenge!

It is getting close to that time of the year again, my friends. I’m referring of course to the month of November and the annual Write a Novel in a Month Challenge! The premise is simple. Write 50 thousand words in 30 days. This leaves no time for fancy editing. Just get your story told … More NaNoWriMo Challenge!