January 12, 2019

When I was a little kid, my mother read an article that said that, regardless of the type of food, 3500 calories equaled one pound. From this nugget of science she reasoned that sending my brother and I to school with a half a large bar of chocolate was the same as a packed lunch….

September 21, 2018

Check out my events page if you want to know where I’ll be on the tour. I’ll try to update as soon as I get info from the organizers. One of the first things people warned me when I started my career as an author way back in 2014 was that only blockbuster authors ever…

August 24, 2018

Of all the strange turns in my career – earning a degree in archaeology only to discover I hate digs, taking up fencing for fun only to end up working as a fight choreographer, becoming one of the world’s truly terrible actors yet getting some fun parts, falling into becoming a product strategist . ….

June 13, 2018

I used to run a few times a week – not crazy running, just, you know, normal guy huffing and puffing along. The most I’ve ever run was about 20k at a stretch, and that only once every couple of years just to build up to it. A normal run for me is between 8…

September 18, 2015

My wife and I visited South Africa in August and did all the things one does: walked with lions, met elephants and assorted other animals, and I bungee jumped for the first time. Lots of wonderful things to do in South Africa. Of course, I spent the first week in the hotel room re-writing the same…