Friday, February 21, 2003


It looks like March 8th is the date for the Mocha Room show in Decatur...


I reviewed some of my "musical" choices for the CD and have decided on 18 tracks instead of 20...I'll have the info and images of the CD jewel case posted soon...still messing around with a final design.

Thursday, February 20, 2003


I just finished the last mix of the Entropy Gate will be on sale (for the first time) at the Mocha Room in Decatur during my show and book signing. So what is the CD? you might's a collection of songs that I wrote to keep me on track when I was working on the first book. The CDs have 20 songs and will sell for $6.00.

Monday, February 17, 2003

Top 10 things that inspired me (creatively) as I wrote Entropy Gate

1. My wife
2. My father who got me hooked on Science Fiction
3. Babylon 5
4. Music by Christopher Franke
5. Images from the Hubble
6. Those who were reading the manuscript daily and urging me to continue
7. The artwork I was producing based on the story
8. Directors commentaries on's great to hear how other creative minds work
9. Star Wars
10. Dune (the books)

Art page 2 is up and features two works that will be on dislpay in Decatur next month.

Sunday, February 16, 2003


Exhale...the performance is over and it was a huge success!

So now it's time to get back to promoting my book and artwork. We are still waiting for the second shipment of books (they are about a week late) and I have already sold 15 from that bunch. We'll be contacting some other publishers in the next week or so to see if we can start getting the book in stores. Tonight seems like a good night to get into the studio and I have some paper all ready to go. And speaking of paper...someone asked me the other day what kind of paper I use. Since I'm using oil pastels with a paint thinner wash, the color soaks into the paper and the only way to erase is with sand paper. I needed something strong and thick and have found that Strathmore 3ply bristol with a vellum surface is about the best. I get my paper and most of my supplies at United Art and Education. More on that later...