First 30 pages of my story

Well, Notes from Trillionaire Island: Fearkiller (Volume 2) is now available. I’m excited. More blog posts on the story’s core subject matter soon: the post-Great Recession growth in income inequality, offshore banking, and predatory capitalism are some of the areas covered. In the meantime, check out the opening 30 pages of my story. (The Amazon page has the … Continue reading

Quick book announcement

Hello and happy Sunday. I need to make a quick announcement. The book: I had spacing issues in a couple of later chapters. (Learning about how things lay out in different Kindle versions when you’re a writer who puts scripts in their stories.) I fixed these issues. If you bought a book and those chapters … Continue reading

Sequel news

Notes from Trillionaire Island: Fearkiller (Volume 2) Author’s Note.   First off: to those who have read Fearkiller (Volume 1), thanks. It’s been a cool ride in the almost-two years since I put that book out there. The strain of fear I wrote about in that story is still around, but I see it lessening … Continue reading

Fearkiller (Volume 2) epigraph

Hi everyone, I hope all is well and this crazy world isn’t freaking you out too much. More news soon, but I wanted to share the Epigraph for Fearkiller (Volume 2). This is the opening before everything begins, with relevant quotes from other sources to set up the story. In the meantime, Like Fearkiller on Facebook  … and … Continue reading

The state of law enforcement, beyond Ferguson

I keep thinking about Ferguson, MO. And I keep thinking that the issue is much larger. Here is an angle on all of this that I haven’t read about. Everywhere, all across America, law enforcement is feeling its own brand of stress. Our nation—namely, the right wing and their severe austerity approach to government spending—is … Continue reading

Military personnel and fetuses: the similarities

I’m writing this as our GOP Congress is roadblocking a new veterans’ aid bill. The Senate’s version of the bill passed with a vote of 93-3. But Wall Street—excuse me, the Republicans in The House of Representatives—won’t have it. Two groups of human beings, our people in uniform and fetuses, have something in common. As an ideal, … Continue reading

“Navy One” (chapter excerpt)

– From Fearkiller (Volume 1), available now at Amazon.   Navy One enters the traffic pattern, an invisible, spiraling-downward, racetrack oval that runs counterclockwise in the air around the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln. Normally, this flight pattern would be filled with other jets, each descending in its own semi-circular left turn. Each jet forty-five seconds … Continue reading