February 2016 Summary


I wrote a pathetic 5581 words in February; a paltry 192 words a day.

Dispossessed is a Battletech short story going through a second draft. Of anything I wrote, this had the most done.

Drone Syndicate, still in first draft, is giving me plot trouble.

I have a post-apocalypse novel idea I’m world-building in right now.


It’s the end of the first month of 2016, and I haven’t finished a single book yet. I have several in progress, but as far as my goal of 24 books this year, I’m behind schedule.

I finished Deathlands: Devil’s Vortex by James Axler on the first of February. Deathlands is a pulp men’s fiction series set in the post-nuclear war United States.

I read Daemon by Daniel Suarez (my Daemon review here).

I haven’t made much progress in either Stephen King’s On Writing nor Organized Crime in Chicago: Beyond the Mafia by Robert M. Lombardo both of which I had started in January (or earlier).

Film and Television


My wife and I took our son (13) to see Deadpool. It’s not for kids (Rated R), so we’re probably bad parents. It was sarcastic, violent, and everything I expected from an R-rated Deadpool movie.

The Expanse

I haven’t gotten any further in watching The Expanse on SyFy. I need to, before SyFy pulls the old episodes of their site.

The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead is back! This is my favorite show and one of the few I keep up with in real time.