Author Archives: George

About George

I am a reasonably successful self-published author ("successful" means I can pay the bills and am highly rated in my Amazon category), former financial advisor (writing is more fun), and have something in common with Mitt Romney and Donny Osmond. Guess.

Astra Soars!

Astra soars! First off, the good news (there will be no bad news). Ronin Games has hit #2 in the Superhero Fiction category; it would have hit #1 but it was nudged out by a vampire-sex book. Amazon categories are…fuzzy. … Continue reading

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Ronin Games Is Published!

Wearing the Cape, Book 5: Ronin Games is now available for the Kindle on! The paperback edition will be available by the end of the month. Better late than never? Back-Blurb Astra has returned to Chicago and the everyday … Continue reading

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A Brave New World? Or a Brave New Mess?

Breaking eggs for the new omelet. I have enjoyed the last few months as the current Marvel Universe draws to a close; since it was all ending anyway, many Marvel writers have been taking chances and exploring interesting character-changes that … Continue reading

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“The Future’s So Bright, I’ve Got To Wear Shades.”

When you think about it, this image is every Green’s nightmare… I mean come on: endless wheat fields, no sign of untouched nature? A techno-utopia city obviously powered by something other than wind and sun? Sorry. I just finished watching … Continue reading

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Holy Cow, It’s May: Updates and a Movie Review.

Progressing on the art, at least… Artemis dropped out of mist and onto the table, and that would have pretty much ended the poker game even if my bursting through the warehouse’s high windows in a shower of glass above … Continue reading

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Smart TV (I was going to say brains on TV.)

Question: What is the difference between a monster and a person with an unusual dietary requirement? Answer: Timing. Disclaimer: I don’t like zombies. Really. They’ve been done to death. And yes, this may just be that kind of “punish”ing review. … Continue reading

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Castle and Courtly Love

A little heavy on the symbolism? Writing Update: For those impatient for the next Wearing the Cape book (and believe me, I’m as eager to see how it turns out as you are), I can say that I hope to … Continue reading

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News, Stuff, Things.

The Harlequin, in one of her many costumes. So… A lot has happened since Thanksgiving–nothing above-the-fold newsworthy, but progress on several fronts. The above piece is the last of the Sentinels’ character pics and now the artist is beginning work … Continue reading

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Domo Arigato, Big Hero Six.

I am a huge fan of CGI movies like The Incredibles and now Big Hero Six, as well as a big fan of Live Action/CGI movies like The Avengers and every other superhero movie out now. Why? A couple of … Continue reading

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Velveteen vs. The Multiverse

Christmas came early this year, with the realization that Seanan McGuire’s second Velveteen book, Velveteen vs. The Multiverse, was finally available on Kindle. I stopped what I was doing, bought it, and read it in two long sittings. If you … Continue reading

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