Review: The Dispossessed

The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin My rating: 5 of 5 stars Awesome. Wonderful. Confounding. Clever. Brilliant. A coworker handed me her copy of this great Ursula K. Le Guin novel when she heard that I hadn’t read it yet. The book requires attention, and it wasn’t until I had long stretches of timeContinue reading “Review: The Dispossessed”

New on Goodreads: Veterans of the Future Wars

An anthology of military sci-fi that I am in — Veterans of the Future Wars — has just been added to Goodreads at If you haven’t already seen it, go check it out today. It is being put together by Martinus Publishing. Here’s what’s cool about the anthology: It’s military sci-fi about veterans, toContinue reading “New on Goodreads: Veterans of the Future Wars”

My latest identity upgrade: ‘Goodreads Author’

I just got this email from Goodreads: Hi Michael, Welcome to the Goodreads Authors program! We have upgraded your profile to an official author account. Your special status as a Goodreads Author gives you greater access to the millions of readers in our Goodreads community—so expect to get to know some passionate book lovers! Here’sContinue reading “My latest identity upgrade: ‘Goodreads Author’”

‘Long Hidden’ update: Giveaway on Good Reads and cover blurb news

This is getting real. The anthology Long Hidden, which is now up on and includes one of my short stories, can be yours in a giveaway going on right now on Goodreads. Go enter the giveaway at Also check out the book jacket copy. The blurb mentions five of the 27 stories inContinue reading “‘Long Hidden’ update: Giveaway on Good Reads and cover blurb news”