No Time? Not in the Writer Frame of Mind? 5 Minutes is al...

The M. Pax World: * Soft release date for FreeFall, Backworlds Book 7, May. Subject to change because life stuff is in flux. Progress is being made. The secrets of the planet Iax are revealed. Craze finds out whether he can ever go home again. War stuff is starting. Oh no! Lots of drama and […]

The Mists of Oregon, Mysterious and Wild

Before moving to the dry side of the Cascades, I spent a decade in Portland. Fog is very commonplace over in the Valley. I used to love watching it burn off in the mornings, the mist snaking up into gray skies, as if the mountains and the land breathed. On mountain roads, odd shapes lurk […]

5 Earthly Creatures to Inspire Aliens and Monsters. Plus!...

Sometimes my imagination needs a little help to create a new monster or alien. Our own planet is a great source of ideas. 1 ┬áSaiga Antelope   This interesting looking combo of an elephant and a deer is a critically endangered species currently only found in Russia and Kazakhstan on the steppe. Since 2015 the […]