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Finalised Version of "Fool's Illusion" Book Cover

Okay. One giant step for monster-kind. Here's the final version of the cover to the more closely approaching Fool's Illusion . Feel free to let me know what you think of it in the box below and keep checking back here for updates on the release of my book. You can also visit the book's Facebook page . Until next time . . .   Photo Credit: Steven Rose, Jr.   

One long, dark and hot night . . .

I know I said in my last post that I would have information on how to purchase The Fool's Illusion. But I also said that life gets in the way of us writers and artists.  Well it got in the way all right, on that Saturday night when we had that Hell's heat wave here in Sacramento. So I don't bore anybody by repeating myself here, I thought it best to redirect you to my latest post on the book's Facebook page where I discuss that long dark, hot night in detail. Yet, I promise you it won't be a long dark story. (Just a short dark story.) Until next time . . .

Life, the Earth and the Universe

I didn’t get as much done on The Fool’s Illusion as I wanted to even over the Memorial Day weekend. My parents were in town for my two cousins’ college graduation and I had a friend’s National Towel Day party to attend. For those of you who don’t know what that is, it’s a fan celebration day for Douglas Adams’ sci fi satire series of novels, The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy . In the third novel of the trilogy, Life the Universe and Everything, there are scenes that involve a towel which is one of the major symbols of this hilarious (mock) space epic. I actually started reading the third installment just for the party (I’ve read the first two already). As funny as it is, it all centres around the destruction of the Earth (by aliens) and the rest of the universe. But the great thing about this series is that it dares to laugh in the face of death, even death of the entire universe. With so much crap destroying our world--crap such as war, crime, social injustice including fa