Jonathan Franzen Doesn’t Really Want You to Follow His Rules

Even though I signed up in 2008, I’ve never used it much until this year, so the way information and emotion spread through the Twittersphere is somewhat new to me. The reason I find myself on there at all is to consume opinion and theories about the Trump presidency...

International Editions

Did you know a couple of my novels have been translated into languages that aren’t English? These are my international editions. The God Particle was translated into Spanish as El Experimento Nobel and La Particula Divina, and into Dutch as Goddelijk experiment....

When a Digital Guy Meets an Analog Girl

* This essay was originally written on September 12, 2011. As a gift for making it all the way through high school, my dad bought me a Sony rack stereo system. Up to that point I had enjoyed my favorite 80s music on a smaller unit, which was essentially a glorified...

Outrage: Repost

I wrote this nearly eight years ago, two days before I was laid off from a company where I was an employee for nearly seventeen years, and eight months before I began work on House of the Rising Sun. In a way, this post humorously suggests an idea that was explored in...

House of the Rising Sun is complete! (for now)

I’ve completed a new draft of my next novel, House of the Rising Sun, and sent it off to my agent. If you’re interested, read about the project below. “Seth imagined all the minutes he’d lost sitting at traffic lights that were poorly-timed, or couldn’t...

The Genesis of Thomas World

The genesis of this novel was a blog I wrote on MySpace a few years ago called “Let There Be Ants,” where I considered a mechanical ant farm: This farm consists of some dirt and water and plants, as well as a few mechanical ants that have tiny programmable...

Rift

Summary In an age where reality and science fiction are colliding, Richard Cox’s extraordinary debut thriller takes its place as an all-too-believable novel of white-knuckle adventure. For when an ordinary man makes one great leap for mankind, he triggers a...

The God Particle

Intro My second novel, The God Particle, is a blend of science and suspense, where a high-energy physicist searching for the underlying structure of the universe finds truth in an unlikely place–the mind of a man who survived a near-fatal head injury. I always...