I've been writing professionally for nearly 20 years, although I've been writing for a lot longer than that. As far back as I can remember, I've been writing stories, and somewhere in my twenties, somebody convinced me that I should try to sell some of what I write. It wasn't until 1994 that I made my first professional fiction sale. It would be another 5 years before I started making something resembling a real income from writing. Oddly enough, it wasn't fiction that I became famous for, but technical writing. Of a sort. You see, I never gave up writing stories and even when I about computers and operating systems, I kept right on telling stories.
This page is mostly a placeholder, to get you pointed in the direction you're most interested in. If you want to know about the Linux and free software books I've published, that's over here. My bookstore of science fiction, fantasy, and horror ebooks is over that way. And for a touch of nostalgia about my early fiction, you can check out this page.