I'm a coder by trade, a linguist by training, and a writer by calling. I've written instructional books on programming, taught English at home and abroad, and managed a college writing center.

My favorite genre to read and write is dreampunk. In other words, an ultra-weird surrealist stew of fantasy, science fiction, and horror. I'm drawn toward abnormal psychology and alternative modes of communication, probably because I grew up with a severely autistic younger brother.

My biggest literary hero is Philip K. Dick. He really had a knack for asking the right questions. I'm currently seeking a literary agent to get my work published and eventually turned into movies. After that, I'd say games, comics, toys, theme parks... all that good stuff.

"I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center." ―Kurt Vonnegut

"What sane person could live in this world and not be crazy?" ―Ursula K. Le Guin

"Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it." ―Philip K. Dick
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CliffJonesJr CliffJonesJr May 03, 2017 05:58PM
An interesting milestone today. Book 1 of Adaleide in Ozghard has 31.4K reads while Book 2 has 3.14K. Exactly 1/10th and... π?Seriously though, that's a lot of readers who went through Book 1 and st...
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Adaleide in Ozghard, Book 1 of 2 🐇 (Watty Winner, FCRA Winner) by CliffJonesJr
Adaleide in Ozghard, Book 1 of 2 🐇 (Watty Winner, FCRA Winner) Fantasy
A little girl falls down a rabbit hole and winds up somewhere over the rainbow. Adaleide's arrival in "the Enduring Land" results in the death of a beloved leader, so she'll have to tread lightly if she w...
Adaleide in Ozghard, Book 2 of 2 🐇 by CliffJonesJr
Adaleide in Ozghard, Book 2 of 2 🐇 Fantasy
Adaleide has left "the Enduring Land" and crossed back over the lightbridge to Earth, but it's not quite the Earth she remembers. Meanwhile, revolution is brewing in Ozghard, and it may fall on her and Ad...
How Terra Stole the Sun 🌞 by CliffJonesJr
How Terra Stole the Sun 🌞 Short Story
"In the Old Days of Long Ago, the twin sisters Terra and Luna were nearly identical in every way. The main difference between them was that dragons lived on Terra while Luna was home to woolly beasts such as t...
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