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Hey everyone! Please forgive the state of the blog right now. I am in the process of redesigning my web site and things may look a little out of whack. Sorry for any issues. Please feel free to check out my crazy thoughts anyway. Thanks for your interest. -ben

The Monkeynauts are back! Kind of…

The Monkeynauts are back! Kind of... Remember the Monkeynauts? The out-of-this-world adventures of the Monkeynauts were a staple of Saturday mornings for many of us. We cheered as Commander Mike McMonkey and his crew from Terran Alliance for Interstellar Liberty...

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Utopias Are Boring

Utopias sound nice. Perfect world, harmony blah, blah, blah. But they're kind of dull. A good old dystopia is way more exciting. Here are the books of #DystopiaCrave. Several authors got together and are offering their books for free. Check them out and together we...

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WHAM WHAM WHAM!

I encountered holiday music four times yesterday. And almost every time is was that effing Wham song. It was not at all unlike being assaulted by a boxer where every punch sets you up for another that comes from a completely different and unexpected direction. There...

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Herodotus was probably a jerk

I was humbly reflecting on how history will remember me and it got me to thinking about Herodotus. The "Father of History" was probably a jerk. To be fair I would be too if I was the one who got to decided exactly what was or wasn't history and who got to be included...

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And everyone was Hitler

I don't set out to make my books anything but a fun escape from everyday. But every now and then even I accidentally make a point. Several people have asked that I share the opening to my book Pursuit of the Apocalypse where the main character reflects on what things...

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The Robot Apocalypse Has Begun

JUNKERS IS HERE! Junkers is the story of a man named Jake whose job is to stop robots when they inevitably decided to turn on us. It’s the story of a woman that used to date that man that has the same job but is paid much better and gets much more respect. And it’s...

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Strangers in a Cabin

  Last week, four authors that had communicated primarily online met in the mountains of Arizona to talk about writing books and reaching readers. It sounds strange. Especially when you consider one door in the house opened up to a cave. So what happens when four...

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