Story in Triangulation

April 11, 2022 – My story “Power to Power” will appear in the 2022 edition of Triangulation (, the annual anthology by the Pittsburgh science fiction and fantasy organization Parsec (! Look for it this summer. And thanks, as always, to the Greensburg Writers’ Group for helping me make the story even better.

Dad passed away

My father passed away last Wednesday, Sept. 8. WWII vet, engineer, singer, spiritual seeker, and generally great guy. I can’t complain too much; he was 97, in decent health until the last week, and being well looked after by the Redstone assisted living home, but still … We all miss him.


April 30, 2021 – Last day of “real” work as I retire early (from my engineering job, not from writing!). Less engineering output, more literary output, I hope!

In Your Write Mind 2019

June 28, 2019 – I had a good day at Seton Hill University’s In Your Write Mind workshop. I met agents Chris Kepner and Natalie Kimber, attended interesting sessions, and chatted with other friendly authors. I recommend this annual event for any author!

New Softlife cover

August 13, 2016 – I finished a new cover for Softlife. Those of you with the old purple-cover versions, don’t worry; the story inside is exactly the same.