I like writing novels, so I don't write much short stuff. But I've done a little. And I have to fill in my time somehow. So here are a couple of my stories, some essays, and a few of my (hopefully) more interesting blogs.
If you'd like to share or publish these somewhere, you can. See the link at the bottom of this page.
- How I Met My Daughter
Fatherhood forces a man to re-evaluate his relationship with his wife.
(2,500 words. December 2007.)
- I Should Buy Some Cement
Because you never know when you might need it.
(600 words. 2008.)
In 2027, a global meltdown is precipitated by... well, you'll see.
[ Why I wrote this ]
(1,500 words. October 2007.)
- Attack of the
The end of the world is nigh as the scarily beautiful roam the Earth.
(1,100 words. 2001.)
- A Shade Less Perfect
Not that being a new parent makes you competitive or anything.
(3,000 words. 2005.)
- Things Critics Do
That Piss Me Off
(400 words. 2002.)
- Succeeding in Business
Through Marketing Fads
A how-to guide for people who work in marketing.
(700 words. 2000.)
- Max reviews the classics:
Mary-Kate and Ashley #20
A review of the heart-breaking novel Sealed With a Kiss, by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.
(1,300 words. 2004.)
- Blog this
Controversy flares as Max takes on a critic.
(700 words. 2005.)
- We're not in Redmond any more, Toto
Thoughts on switching from Windows to Linux.
(1,600 words. 2005.)
- Wolves at the door
Marketing harnesses the awesome power of stupidity in the 2004 US Presidential election.
(800 words. 2004.)
- Things I learned from my friend's dog
(300 words. 2004.)
Except where specified otherwise, these pieces are available under a Creative Commons license, which allows you to print them, copy them, send them to people, or even publish and sell copies of them, so long as you keep my name on them and don't edit them. (A link to my site and an e-mail would be nice, too.)