A friend of mine bought a copy of my science fiction novel, The Chronocar, with the simple intention of supporting me. Then he decided to … [Read more...] about Science Fiction vs Sci-Fi vs Space Opera.
Have you started a long and complicated journey of writing a book? Well, good for you, but beware – this is a really difficult path! … [Read more...] about 10 Reasons to Write the Ending of the Book before the Beginning
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I am a full blooded, totally committed Logophile. It’s something I practice everyday and everywhere. In fact, I am so addicted to Logophilia … [Read more...] about I Won’t Apologize For Being A Logophile
The Hard Facts about Getting Published: I have two things to say about getting published: One, it is almost impossible. And, two, it is … [Read more...] about Getting Published: Almost impossible; incredibly easy.
I am often asked how I manage to portray my male characters so realistically? Is it difficult to switch from gender to gender and be equally … [Read more...] about How Do I Create My Male Characters?
Never been to Berlin. Did not speak more than a few words of German beyond the phrase made famous by John F. Kennedy: Ich bin ein Berliner. … [Read more...] about Sometimes You Have to Get Lucky
I think, like a lot of people, I always thought that I would love to write a novel. It eventually happened, although I did wait until I was … [Read more...] about My Writing, My Novel
This is the rather brief life story of a guy who was born in the tiny, oil-rich country of Kuwait, second child to working-class immigrant … [Read more...] about The story of the half lame refugee who became an author.
I did a reading of my latest novel, AMONG THIEVES, at the wonderful BookCourt in Brooklyn. After the reading, we had a Q & A session. … [Read more...] about How to Write Great Fight Scenes