What is it like to be each other?

Communication is hard, which means it’s an adventure. As an author, English teacher, father and husband, I use stories to teach people. What they learn is what it’s like to be each other.

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If you’re interested in aliens, languages, history, robots, or dinosaurs, you’ve come to the right place. I write scifi, alternate history, and fantasy, which these reviewers seemed to enjoy.

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My goal is for you to think about someone in a new way. See if that happens.

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Who are you?

I’m an author and English teacher living with my family in Sofia Bulgaria. My work includes the speculative-biology novel Junction and its sequel Interchange, the optimistic post-apocalyptic comic-book First Knife (with Simon Roy). and the Sidewise Award-winning alternate history short story “Treasure Fleet” (in the Tales from Alternate Earths anthology).

Moderation policy

Like in a classroom. Be kind and talk to each other to learn something new. My advice is to read something, spend the day thinking about it and only respond then. That’s what I’ll do.

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Teacher of EFL, author of science fiction, alternate history, and fantasy.