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Top2Bottom Reviews

Check out Top 2 Bottom Reviews.  This week they are featuring five Dreamspinner Press authors, and I’ll be in the spotlight on Thursday!!!  They’ll also be reviewing “Seeking Hyde,” my latest release.  If you leave a comment on their blog, … Continue reading

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The Master

This weekend, we saw the movie The Master. It’s a painful movie to experience.  The characters are uniformly unlikable.  In fact, I found it impossible to identify with a single one of them.  They do unbelievable deeds, have faith in … Continue reading

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Temptation

I’m sitting here in the living room, and that apple crisp that Gene made this afternoon is in the kitchen.  It’s calling to me, tempting me.  I can hear it.  I know I should resist temptation, but today it’s so … Continue reading

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Release date

Woo-Hoo!  I have  a release date for my most recent novel, “Seeking Hyde.”  It will be available on October 22 from Dreamspinner Press. From the book’s cover: When Brent Hyde arrives home from college to find his parents missing from … Continue reading

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Gotta code…

Sometimes I’m sort of like Gene Kelly.  He’s “gotta dance,” and I “gotta code.” This is a follow-on to my last two posts.  I wrote some javascript code that lets you input the number of trials, the length of the … Continue reading

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The Hot Hand

Every basketball fan knows the scenario.  Some player has a “hot hand.”  He–or she–makes what seems like an extraordinary string of three-point shots.  The coaches and players change their offensive and defensive strategies, convinced that a player in the midst … Continue reading

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Chances are…

Chances are, you don’t know what you think you know. I got an email today that criticized academics for “not being open to new ways of thinking” and “only being interested in rooting out heresy.”  I’m an academic, and this … Continue reading

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Tonight’s dinner

My computer problems appeared to involve some disk errors, so I started a Microsoft check disk operation.  For your convenience, you can’t do anything else with your machine for the 6-7 hours it takes to check a two terabyte drive, … Continue reading

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My new blog

So I’ve had a blog before, but I didn’t really keep it up and no one much visited.  This is a new effort, and I hope to make several entries each week. My plan was to have a clever little … Continue reading

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