Sunday, January 30, 2011


In the Smashwords fiction section (Long) Meddlers in Time is 162/17010

I'm in the top 1% of downloads!

Saturday, January 29, 2011


If you are not ex-military or a military enthusiast, you may find the glossary at the back of the book useful!

I DO use a lot of them, being ex-military and an engineer and they are essential, as when your characters are ex or serving military you are going to get a lot of them in conversation.

I would also point out that if I used the EXACT language of such people, my word count would have been increased by about 25%- all Anglo-Saxon colloquialisms ;-)

I left in enough to get the flavour, but removed the rest, as they added little to the actual story!

Praise helps get new books written

THREE 'Favorite Author' ratings on Smashwords, now!

Thursday, January 27, 2011

More reviews in

Thanks to Alex Kienle for the kind reviews for all three books- these are gold to a new author!

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Whats coming?

One word-


(once I finish the 35th century tales)


I'm way behind where I hoped to be- only 5% of the next MIT written.

One of my advisors on all things military keeps throwing me more 'essential reading'- usually exactly what I need for the bit I'm working on!

So while an end product is delayed, I'm hopeful you will find the next book all the better for the wait.

Going back to the first book, my brother had asked if I had read Twain's 'A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court'

Having just read it, I understand the question.

There are more than a few parallels- and all by co-incidence.

I'm willing to accept that great minds think alike- and Twain was probably as much a scoundrel as myself ;-)

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Migear ebook reader update

The 'cheap TFT LCD screen' is a plus when out camping and wanting to read at night.

No need for a lamp that attracts moths and blood-suckers for miles! The screen back lighting lets you read in the dark.

With the back lighting turned down to the lowest setting, I'm getting 6-7 hours reading between charges. next step will be to get a solar-powered charger.