It Doesn’t Get Much Better

The Debt Book – sale of a lifetime! (Well, maybe not of a lifetime, but still pretty impressive.) My publisher, Bantam, as part of a promotion package, has put the digital version of my book How to Get Out of Debt, Stay Out of Debt, and Live Prosperously on sale...

Simple Enough

This is from a Buddhist source. I find it a simple, clear way to live solvently, and with peace:

“Without holding or pushing
away, without accepting…

Party, Dark City Lights, and “Chloe”

So, I have a new 12,000-word  novelette (38 pages long) in this anthology – Dark City Lights – called “Chloe.”  About  a 2600-year-old Etruscan goddess who lives beneath the streets of Manhattan. It’s a love story. There are 22 other...

‘Tis the season to…

well, among other things, pick up my dark little short story “Christmas in Watson Hollow” for the holiday bargain price of only 99¢ for today and the next four. After that, it’ll go back up to its usual $2.99. [Oops. Sorry, sale is over now. Maybe...

They Banned Me in Australia Once

Delighted to report – in honor of Banned Books Week – that one of my novels, Slave Ship (originally under the pseudonym Eric Corder), was once banned in Australia. Back in 1971, when it was first published.   The censor wrote: “This is a gruesome,...

The World Is As We Are

That is a Hindu saying I have always valued, and which has been greatly helpful to me: “The world is as we are.” Basically, it says that if I would change my experience of the world, then I must change myself. That’s pretty much been my experience....