General details

  • Simplicus

  • Dallas, TX

  • Rick

  • Rollins College

  • English

In short

  • Read my writing, it will tell you about me.

    My current large work in progress is "Alpine Recreation," the story of a somewhat insecure private detective who finds himself with a mystery in Alpine, Texas:

    My submissions to the poetry competition can be found here:

    And three other poems that I had originally intended to submit, but pulled in favor of the last three can be found here:

    I have also written peotry in other writer's projects, some of which can be found in Wayahowl's collection about fruit:

    Lastly (but not leastly), there are many fine writers here on WEBook, and I discover new ones each day. Here are three who's work I admire deeply:

  • I met Fred Rogers in the summer of '84 in New York. It was a beautiful day in the neighborhood...

My Favorites: Reading and Writing

  • Fiction: Children's, Historical Fiction, Humor/Satire, Literary, Military/Espionage, Mystery, Sci Fi/Fantasy, Short Story

    Non-Fiction: Art, Architechture & Photography, Computing & Internet, History, Humor, Memoir/Narrative Non-fiction, Reference, Science

    Poetry: General

  • Any collection of short stories, Novels.
  • The collected short stories of Theodore Sturgeon.
  • In bed.
  • A text book on Assembly Language
  • Fiction: Humor/Satire, Literary, Sci Fi/Fantasy, Short Story

    Non-Fiction: Computing & Internet, Humor

    Poetry: General

  • Lazarus Long
  • Walter M. Miller, Jr. , Heinlein, Sturgeon, Melville, Dickens, Baxter Black... The list goes on, and on, and on...