Bertelsmann, Owner of Penguin Random House to buy Simon & Schuster

This is huge. Bertelsmann, who owns Penguin Random House, is buying out Simon and Schuster Publishing. The new entity will control an estimated one third of all books published in the USA. The good news is, they beat out Rupert Murdoch in their bid, but there is concern about a monopoly of book publishing. Monopolies … More Bertelsmann, Owner of Penguin Random House to buy Simon & Schuster

We May See Moon and Mars Colonies in Our Lifetimes

In my novella, Olympus, I describe a domed city where survivors of Earth’s apocalypse live to preserve the human race from extinction. The technology and world created borders on science fact rather than science fiction. Some people may not realize how close we are to colonies on the Moon and Mars. We may see a … More We May See Moon and Mars Colonies in Our Lifetimes

Hello World – Welcome to My View on Just About Anything

This is just a friendly hello to anyone out there who wanders by and decides to step inside my world. I assure you I’m quite friendly and accepting of all people of good will. On the first day of putting my web site and accompanying blog online, I don’t expect people to go running to … More Hello World – Welcome to My View on Just About Anything