August 13, 2015

I have completed writing the third book, Circles and Stones, in my ongoing Sanyel series, and have begun the editing process.  I would like to offer readers a final excerpt, which is still subject to further editing.  Here is the setup to the scene:


Teen shaman Sa...

December 15, 2014

I have completed twenty chapters of the third novel in my Sanyel series, Circles and Stones, and feel it’s time for another excerpt. The writing is still in the draft stage, so expect further editing before the final version. Here is the backdrop to the depicted scene:

July 17, 2014

After a detour to work on a website, I have returned to writing Circles and Stones, the third novel in my ongoing Sanyel series. I am twelve chapters in and decided it was time to show another excerpt. It is still in draft form, but the finished product should look sim...

April 9, 2014


I am nine chapters into writing Circles and Stones, the third novel in my Sanyel series. My writing has slowed due to working on another project and to other circumstances that have commanded my time. However, I am making daily progress and would like to offer a small...

January 30, 2014


For anyone interested in my progress on the third book in my Sanyel series, I am currently six chapters into writing the first draft. I am diligently working, organizing the details of the plot as I go. I know where I’m heading; it just takes a while to get there. In...

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The above slideshow contains cartoons I drew on a computer in the nineties.  The ones shown are among a large group I completed during that era, a time when I had delusions of being a cartoonist.  As you can see, I am no great artist, but I thought the cartoons had other merits and deserved viewing.  I might add more in the future.  I hope you enjoy them.  (Click on cartoons to enlarge them). 

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