The Witness Paradox

New Time Travel Story

May 13, 2018 dkeener 0

I’m working on a story for a new time travel anthology called The Witness Paradox. It’s edited by Martin Wilsey and will be published by Tannhauser Press. My story features a teenager named Alex Nelson who is caught in a temporal vortex when a physics experiment at the nearby collider […]

Avengers: Infinity War

This Means War!

April 27, 2018 dkeener 0

I’m a movie buff, as are a number of my friends. We’ve formed a sort of informal Movie Premiere Posse (MPP) that goes and sees movies, especially the purported blockbusters, at the earliest possible premiere show. For many of the blockbusters, previews start on Thursday, as with Infinity War, or […]

Burning Love Burger (from Red Robin)

Author Chow: Burning Love Burger

April 17, 2018 dkeener 0

I was at an event with a co-worker from my Day Job, the one that actually pays my bills. For lunch, we managed to escape for a while and get a good meal from Red Robin, a burger chain. This is their Burnin’ Love Burger, which features a half-pound hamburger […]

The Music of Mars by George G. Moore

George G. Moore Signing

April 12, 2018 dkeener 0

My friend George Moore is having a signing for his new book, The Music of Mars on Saturday, April 21, from 11 AM to 2 PM. It’s being held at Comic Logic Books and Artwork, located at: 44031 Ashburn Shopping Plz, # 281, Ashburn, Virginia 20147. Come check out the […]

Senor Ramone's Taqueria

Author Chow: Señor Ramone Taqueria

April 3, 2018 dkeener 0

Help feed all of the poor, starving authors out there in, well, wherever. Authors tend to be solitary critters, although they do gather in small herds (er, writing groups) sometimes. Still, somebody’s got to make sure they get fed, or the stories will dry up. Here’s a meal from the […]

Coming Soon

What Is Dave Working On?

April 1, 2018 dkeener 0

One of the most common questions writers get is: What are you working on? For most writers, that’s an easy question to answer. They just start talking about their current Work-In-Progress, or WIP. From my day job in the Information Technology world, I’m used to multi-tasking. Due to years of […]

Book Delivery

Look What Just Arrived…

March 30, 2018 dkeener 0

Hey, look what just arrived. It’s my latest delivery of Fantastic Defenders from CreateSpace. Another box of selling stock, 20 copies. As it turns out, just about every copy is already spoken for, so I actually need to order another box. This is, well, not a new edition, but I […]

The Ur-Bar

Second Round: Cover Art Reveal

March 3, 2018 dkeener 0

This is the cover art for the upcoming anthology, Second Round: A Return to the Ur-Bar. This fabulous picture was created by Justin Adams of Varia Studios. The anthology features stories set in a mystical bar that appears at different times and places throughout history, with Gilgamesh cursed to be […]

Godzilla

Inspiration: Godzilla

March 2, 2018 dkeener 0

This is a shot from the movie Godzilla, directed by Gareth Edwards. I think this is a stunning scene that contrasts the human scale with the “monster scale” typically embodied in monster flicks. It emphasizes how dangerous the monster is, both from its respective size as well as the fact […]

Inspiration: Cat People

February 9, 2018 dkeener 0

This is an image of a strangely moving, recurring dream sequence from Cat People, the 1982 romantic horror movie starring Nastassja Kinski and Malcolm McDowell. The movie is about shapeshifters, specifically dangerous, black leopards. Irena Gallier is a young woman who keeps having a recurring dream about black leopards, eventually […]