Monthly Archives: February 2012

Merlin the Archer, part 2: Slave Boy


  3 Slave Boy         “Aro!” shouted the short man as he hit me in the back of my shoulder with his heavy stick. I think I cried out, I know it hurt. He raised his stick to hit … Continue reading

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Merlin the Archer: part 1..Initiation


Mata Mata named me Stek. I’ve had so many other names now that she and that name are both beyond the windings of shroud-cloth, the river of death, the ritual blood on the great stones. The chill fog that pains … Continue reading

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Here’s my new book….Merlin the Archer: Forward


Merlin the Archer: Forward Some years ago I went to an exhibition of stone-age art at the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco. The cave paintings of Lascaux were there in full-scale reproduction and there were artifacts from the early and … Continue reading

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Second Childhood: Thanks for reading! New Book begins this week!


Thank you for reading “Second Childhood”. Please post me a review if you liked it enough to read the whole story. I’ll be starting a new epic, quasi-historical novel about the building of Stonehenge. Lots of adventure and real history … Continue reading

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Second Childhood: The final Chapter–Second Childhood the last years..thanks for reading


26 Second Childhood “It’s pretty big” “Yeah, it’s big.” “It’s not too big, is it?” “No, baby, it’s just right.” “With your place as a guest house, we can have people visit but nobody’s going to get the idea they … Continue reading

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Second Childhood, part24: The Really Big One –Murder and the Big Shake


25 The Really Big One The Spud Palace was filling up with Childhood fans. Gray-hairs were greeting each other as they found their seats: people who hadn’t seen each other in years were trading email addresses and phone numbers, showing … Continue reading

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Second Childhood part: 23 Here Comes the Big One & The Spud Palace


23 Here Comes the Big One Sandy finished tamping down the dirt and slid the bales of alfalfa over the spot. It hadn’t been that bad. It was the right thing to do. My old dad couldn’t have gone on … Continue reading

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