November 30, 2014  Comments

Star Wars Trailer Thoughts & Next Book Update

Hey folks!

Hope everyone’s had a happy Thanksgiving and Black Friday. I finally got around to watching Bird Man. A rather bizarre dark comedy film, but very entertaining. Great performances, especially from Emma Stone, Michel Keaton and Ed Norton. Read More…


October 30, 2014  Comments

Photos from Argentina

Early in October I had the pleasure of visiting Argentina for a few weeks, my second time in South America. There’s a lot to love about Argentina; delicious steak, great wine, friendly locals, a chance to practice my less than stellar conversational Spanish and getting to witness firsthand one of the most diverse ecosystems I’ve ever experienced. Read More…


June 15, 2014  Comments

My First Free Book Day

Its been just about a month since the release of STAR BRIGADE: Resurgent, enough time to get some sales and see which Amazon markets are really hitting. Amazon US makes up about 90% of my sales, with Amazon UK, Germany and Australia as the only others. Thus far I’d sold about 150 books in close to four weeks, which isn’t bad given that I’d really only used Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads and Google+ to advertise. Read More…


May 24, 2014  Comments

REVIEW: X-Men Days of Future Past

Just saw the new X-Men film, Days of Future Past. It takes its name from one of the more popular X-Men comic storylines in the 80s dealing with time travel and preventing a terrible dystopian future. This film is also the first X-Men film to star both Xaviers (Sir Patrick Stewart, James McAvoy) and both Magnetos (Ian McKellen, Michael Fassbender). If that wasn’t enough, this is also the first X-Men movie directed by Brian Singer since 2003’s X2: X-Men United. Was Bryan Singer’s return just what the franchise needed? Did the movie live up to the hype? Read More…