Two weeks to go until Never See the Sun Again launches, and I am very excited! My advance readers have asked me some interesting questions about the book, and the inspiration behind the story. I’ve made a short video to explain. Please enjoy!
I’ve been asked why I chose to write a book about global warming and its effect on our society. Take a look around you, especially these past few days – the West and Northwest parts of our country are seeing record heat. The Northeast is sweltering, too. Harsh storms, rising temperatures, rising ocean levels, ground baked by the sun, crops wilting and dying … it did not take much imagination to write about these things. All I had to do was ask myself: what’s going to happen? What will life be like on our warming planet in two, three, ten generations? To my way of thinking, there are only two ways to go, if the planet becomes uninhabitable by humans – leave for another planet (not likely!), or move underground, where it is cooler and safer. Hmmm.
Never See the Sun Again (yes, I did change the name – I like this title much better!) will be released on August 2, 2021 – but it is available now for pre-order. (E-book only; the paperback will be available on August 2, 2021).
Well. Yes, I know, it’s been awhile. Where have I been, you ask? Writing! I have a new book coming out mid-summer 2021, Covidia: The Pandemic Chronicles. It is a work of speculative fiction, taking place in New York City, 300 years in the future. See how a future society, brought to its knees by climate change and social upheaval, copes with emergencies like a sweeping pandemic. While many things are different in this future society, it seems that some things never change.
Hello, world! My blog is up and running. Here you can find my poems about all of the issues that I find so compelling, global warming, date rape, opioid addiction, chronic pain and more, along with general ruminations about the events of my day and recipes for cooking dinner tonight.
This is going to be great.