Category Archives: aliens

We live in very dancey times.

What if aliens are out there and through some wacky plot device they have only been able to watch kids cable TV channels like Disney and Nickelodeon. Aliens will dismiss the animation as some kind of abstract art but based on the live action shows … Continue reading

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Earthling!

As I mentioned before, I have a habit of talking about my books. Sales calls are an especially good time to launch into a long discussion of my books. “So you’d like to talk to me about buying Comcast’s digital … Continue reading

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The stuff of science fiction.

Technology changes fast these days. In fact, it changes so fast that a device in my science fiction graphic novel, Earthling! went from sci-fi to commonplace between the time I wrote the first draft and the books release. I wrote … Continue reading

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The Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot – THE BEST BOOK EVER

The Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot has been chosen as the best book ever printed by the Louisville Courier-Journal. OK. Maybe not THE BEST BOOK EVER PRINTED. But one of the best children’s books for 2011. I … Continue reading

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Monster Contest

The Monsters from Stevens Elementary Kids Club monster drawings were amazing. I put a few of them together to share on the art above. It was fun to see the creativity and cool drawings. I had a lot of favorites. … Continue reading

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Monster Drawing Contest

  First off, I know I’ve been quiet on this blog for quite some time. And I hate to use the ‘I’m Just Too Busy’ excuse. I mean, we are ALL busy. I’m the one with the blog and if … Continue reading

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A couple hundred pages.

I originally started this posting off with quotes about writing and rewriting. Then I rewrote it. Enough said. As I have been working on the revised draft of Earthling! I have also been doing some quick thumbnails of pages to see how … Continue reading

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