About Orlando

I write books, but I also teach history. My fields are military history and religion. They go together, as evidenced by the horrific things done in the name of God.More than fifty people are dead because a coward named Omar Mateen saw two men kissing, became enraged, and planned-- in…

2016: Goals

I sent Halfway Bitten off to beta readers, then it's off to my fine editor Jennifer Clark Sells. What's next?Well, I'm going to read a little. I'm going to eat some pie. I'm going to drink some coffee, and finalize my author events for next year.And then *cracks knuckles*, I'm going to…

The Knock-Down Rain

For lack of a better term, that's what I'm calling our rain. Because it knocked down every leaf-like structure in the universe.Up until two days ago, we were in that glorious stretch of weather that makes everything seem possible!The sun was shining. The breeze was light. The sky, that perfect October…