Joe Beernink

I’ve done resolutions in the past, and I like to look back upon them at the end of the year, and laugh. There’s always something in my plans that was so...

What would the end of a year be without an end of the year blog entry? Well, actually, it would be 2014, where I didn’t blog about what happened in 2014...

A couple of new additions to my office this weekend. First, a framed copy of the cover for Nowhere Wild. Absolutely awesome! (if I do say so myself) Second, a new...

Okay, it’s actually 15 days, but fifteen seems like such a big number. Two seems incredibly small. And yet there is so much to do! Yesterday, my wife and kids and...

No, not a cattle roundup. A roundup of news and what’s been going on and keeping me busy lately. At the risk of no one reading past the first news, I...

I was at a corporate function yesterday, and it was one of these deals where you have to go and introduce yourself to someone you’ve never met before, and then answer...

Last year I resolved to get back into shape, get more out of my weekends, write another novel, keep my technical skills up, rebuild my circle of friends and to continue...

Late yesterday afternoon, the sky just opened up, and dropped half the Pacific Ocean on our heads. Here’s what it looked like from our porch. Looks like a less foreboding forecast...

A few weeks ago, I started having problems with my Samsung 22” monitor. It would flicker for a couple of minutes at startup, and then return to normal operations. According to...

Arthur C. Clarke’s Third Law states that “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” From a science fiction writer’s point of view, that’s a fantastic law. It allows me to...

It’s Presidents’ Day here in the USA today, which means the kids are home from school and I am off my daily ritual. Since I can’t sit down and write with...

Yesterday was the release date for Marissa Meyer’s book Scarlet, the second book in her Lunar Chronicles, following on her fantastic book, Cinder. She kicked off her book tour at the...