America, militant Christianity and the 22nd century

The Chronicles of Spartak–Rising Son is based on our world not a galaxy far far away.  No Chewbaccas or vampires.  Reality is scary enough. On one level, the novel is an action adventure with a bisexual protagonist set a century out in San Francisco.  Yet it is also intended as a commentary on political and […]


Libraries, architecture, ancient treasures and secret societies. 

Spartak is in Amazon’s Top 100 in his genre. And he has a new video

Read More. Live Longer.

Librarians were right.  So was your high school English teacher.  A Yale University study proves, or at least suggests, that reading is good for you. In fact, reading books thirty minutes a day can extend your life two years. Spartak Jones, shown here in his personal library, is an avid reader.  He is typical of […]

Can a married straight guy write a gay coming out novel?

Can a woman, straight or lesbian, write male/male romance?  What about the sex scenes? Coming out is a central part of LGBTQ lore, almost mythical, a rite of passage, often high risk, about revealing your secret inner core to those you care about, that you are different, perhaps that you are part of the dreaded […]