About the Author, Extended Edition

Every one of my novels has a short “About the Author” section. Really short. Like, two lean sentences short, and one of them is a link. This is because I recognize that readers read my books for the stories the contain, not because of my...

Chops’ Magical List of Wonder Beers

It’s no secret that I’m an avid fan of craft beer. I love the stuff. Hell, just talking about it is making me want to bust one open. In fact … (brief pause for commercial break) … okay, that’s better. I’ve spent the better part of a...

Chops, Azeroth, and the Housing Bust

Many people know me as Chops. My nephew calls me Uncle Chops. My friend in Tahoe calls me Chopsicles. But alas, I am not the proud owner of bushy mutton chops, nor do I wield an epic cleaver. So, why that nickname? I created the moniker back in 2007 when I started...