My Favorite Fiction

I use Good Reads a lot. It tracks what I’ve read and what I want to read. I’ve compiled a list of my favorite fiction here. ( )


Over the last couple of months I made a significant change to the book: moving what was chapter 1 to where it fits chronologically and starting the book with the old chapter 2 (Will, age 14, taking his first acid trip). With that, and a boat-load of editing and polishing, I believe it is done,… Continue reading Done!

Other books I’ve written

I have close to two dozen published books about computer programming. You can find them here or

Categorized as General

Going to the Muse

The Muse and the Market Place is arguably the best conference for writers on the east coast. I’m blasted to say that I got a scholarship based on my writing and application. If you are a writer, I highly recommend reading about this event. It will be hybrid this year, and I’ll be attending by… Continue reading Going to the Muse

Categorized as News

Anatomy of a book

My book, Sex, Drugs, and Bipolar started out as a therapeutic exercise: a mind map of my life. It then migrated into a memoir and from there into fiction. The route from memoir to fiction was both freeing and terrifying. I was able to create scenes that never happened, combine people, create new people and… Continue reading Anatomy of a book

Categorized as My Novel

PitMad Dec. 2021

Sex, Drugs, and Bipolar is the story of a queer, broken boy whose suicidal depression and bouts of mania propel him into a world of sex, LSD, and crime in the 1970s. Coming of age and a story of redemption. Think Imagine Me Gone x Jenny Lawson   #Pitmad #A #OWN #LGBT #MH #ND