Month: March 2018

A NATIONAL DISGRACE

A NATIONAL DISGRACE

Some of the unarmed victims of police shootings Click here to read a moving column by Leonard Pitts, Jr. Yet another instance of an unarmed African-American citizen shot and killed by police with no justification and no consequences. Our President says these are simply local matters and no business of the federal government. I say …

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COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON:BANGKOK SHADOWS In Bangkok, everyone gets the chance to start over. Few questions are asked. When American criminal defense lawyer Glenn Murray Cohen took a bundle of cash from a murdered client and moved to Thailand and a new life, he thought his troubles were over forever. Glenn forms friendships and seeks love, spending …

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SURVIVORS

SURVIVORS

I wrote this story last year after a road trip through the American Southwest. I haven’t written much science fiction, though I read it voraciously, especially dystopian and post-apocalyptic.The stark and desolate landscape and the vast stretches of unpopulated areas broken by small, isolated communities inspired me to write a tale about an even more …

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LOOKS LIKE MY STORY “VIRTOX” WAS PRESCIENT

LOOKS LIKE MY STORY “VIRTOX” WAS PRESCIENT

LOOKS LIKE MY STORY “VIRTOX” WAS PRESCIENT In January I posted a story I wrote on a whim. It was titled Virtox and was a spoof on the cryptocurrency craze. The minimal research I did for the story persuaded me that Bitcoin et al were at best classic case of a bubble, as in Dutch …

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CHINESE ARTISTS STAND UP TO THEIR GOVERNMENT

CHINESE ARTISTS STAND UP TO THEIR GOVERNMENT

CHINESE ARTISTS STAND UP TO THEIR GOVERNMENT A few months ago I posted on what responses American artists might offer in reaction to a repressive political movement in our country. Even wrote a short story on the subject. (Perhaps I’ll even post it.) Looks like artists in China have risen to the occasion.  Click the …

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