Writing, Life, and Shiny Ephemera
STATUS: PublishedBuy Knox's Irregulars at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or Kobo.
STATUS: Final editsLeft fatherless by treachery, Selwyn Harlowe must defend the March against a rapacious priest-king, savage horselords, and his own youthful folly. It is the first novel in the Piercing the Veil fantasy series.
STATUS: World-building and outliningWhen her indenture is purchased by rebels, Amity the Magpie returns to the Free City of Silverton to face the tyrant who massacred her house and cast her to the mercy of thieves.
He has previously lived and worked in Kenya and Ukraine, and speaks good Russian, along with survival French and Swahili. He is the husband of one lovely wife and the proud father of six children.
J. Wesley is currently completing edits on Jandaria Breaking, the first book in The Pierced Veil fantasy series.
I came across a mixtape today in some special boxes. My then-future wife made it for me back in 1992. :) Ah, the simple joys of analog.
I feel as if I’ve been rolling 1’s all week. So glad Saturday is finally here! :)
Had the weirdest ice-cream dream last night: I was walking through an upscale neighborhood with a group, and we were all improbably cheerful, young, good-looking, and diverse, and everything was laugh-out-loud funny. Like in a Pepsi commercial. I explained non-Euclidean geometry to them, and then began defining some of HP Lovecraft’s favorite words, like tenebrous […]
Any U.S. crime control policy based around eliminating or curtailing firearms is doomed to failure. Since we have more guns than people now, whether you like guns, or hate them, America will always be chock full of them. Once you’ve acknowledged this basic reality, the next question must be: how do we best protect ourselves from bad guys […]
This study of British Muslims is something of a mixed bag, though the bad side is pretty disturbing. For example, 52% of British Muslims are unsure who was behind 9/11, 31% blame the US gov, only 4% blame al-Qaeda. Also, 40% support the implementation of shariah law. On the plus side, several measures of acculturation […]
I’m thrilled at the speed with which solar is becoming ever-more economical. We’ve already had the game-changing shift on the solar panel side, with costs dropping like crazy; what everyone is waiting for now is a corresponding breakthrough with storage. Once we can use solar in a 24-hour cycle, we really can have massive solar […]
George Lucas gets a lot of flak for bad characterization, weak plot structure, etc., in the unholy trilogy. But I don’t think enough attention is paid to how terribly he names many of his characters and races, even in the good films. For example, the Mon Calamari are a race of -squid people-. That’s exactly […]