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Okay. As a few of you know, over the past year I have somewhat successfully invaded the realm of fiction. And, I love it. If all goes as I expect, my writing will soon be completely realigned towards that (what I consider) better manner of prose and poetry.

Now, this isn’t one of my usual book announcements – wherein I tout a book and then maybe deliver it five years later (or not). But, this week I did mostly finish the first, rough, and in need of heavy editorial attention draft of my first novel. It’s about a retired spy who becomes a substitute teacher in the public schools. From the (almost certain to) change back cover:

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It’s going to be good, and it sets up both an astounding character and an interesting “universe.” Look for it when you see it. No guarantees on a time-frame; the printed manuscript is 400 pages. Much to do. More to come. And, yes. This is the protagonist of a few of my more popular shorts.

PS: Look for more teased short stories here and at TPC.

PPS: I have spruced up the site just a little. More to come/change.