Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Problem is Me

The idea that there are political answers to broad moral and social problems assumes that by corporate action good can be imposed upon evil in a lasting and permanent way without the recognition that, as Solzhenitsyn said, the thread of good and evil runs through every heart.

What is a Roman à Clef?

My new serialized novel Hell and the Sea has some people in a tizzy. Ok… that may be exaggerated. It has a few people in a tizzy. Ok, maybe two people.

The Wild and Free Pigs of the Okefenokee Swamp

I didn’t write this tale and I don’t know who did, but it is in my book Surviving Off Off-Grid. A new reader sent me some comments on it, so I thought I’d cast it out there again for funsies… MB Some years ago, about 1900, an old trapper from North Dakota hitched up some […]

What is my Patreon and How Does it Work?

Greetings y’all, Time for an update and a chat. My Patreon has gotten a lot of attention lately, and for good reason. It was fun that during the BrainstormATX conference one of the speakers (who was asked about Patreon) said, “It is an interesting concept, but I don’t know any author who has successfully used […]