This book collects my poems so far. Written over more than two decades, they explore life in all its hues, dark and light and the rainbow in between:
A marionette’s dream, a pair of sonnets, a bayou tragedy, whirling donuts, nocturnes and nightmares, encounters in the dark and in sunlit moments…
Above and through all of it shimmers the greatest thing of all: the Land of Youth & Beauty — the magic theatre we enter when we love and feel truly loved.
“This happened when the world was young and love could never die, when the skies flamed every morning and it rained every night…”
My first collection of short stories. Written over a period of many years, they explore many fields:
Prose poetry, youthful night adventure, introspective science fiction, philosophical horror, chaptered dream exploration, humorous biographical detective fiction, seafaring sequel to one of a very young H. P. Lovecraft’s stories, fragments…
Available as a hardcover, a paperback, and an ebook. Starting with this book, all my future ebooks will be print replica (facsimile) editions, preserving all the formatting and other presentational aspects of the print editions.
348 pages with an afterword plus some reflections and dates for each story.
A collection of 124 of my short non-fiction writings from over the years. With the books in this series, you can never know what the next confection-sized, elegantly crafted chapter will be about. Available as a hardcover, a paperback, and an ebook.
The first in a series of books with each volume featuring 124 sharp chapters on things and people that have brought warmth and meaning into the author’s life and that he wants to help others discover. A light, refreshing treasury of appreciations, thoughts, anecdotes, memories, observations, dreams, recommendations, love letters, and humorous asides, all crafted to nourish and maybe even inspire your own creativity.
The hardcover, paperback, and ebook of the Season 2 transcripts of my podcast What Now with Simo are on Amazon. Again featuring an introduction and notes, plus a bonus chapter on The Ray Bradbury Theater.
The hardcover, paperback, and ebook of the Season 1 transcripts of my podcast What Now with Simo are on Amazon. In addition to the transcripts this book also includes an introduction and some footnotes.
You Never Know What You’ll See in the Haunted Garden, Vol. 1 introduces us to the Haunted Garden with a series of visions. Vol. 2: The Mystery of the Chessboard Circus involves Rex the retired game actor, Pregnant Horse of Lascaux, and Alannah the butterfly in an adventure where the visions find form in a series of events. Vol. 3…?