“Thought provoking, logical, slightly terrifying, and entirely plausible.”

Hello! I’m Jesse. I figured out a long time ago that I need to write stories or I will have a nervous breakdown. My bestselling science fiction novels Evolved and Burrow are available on Amazon. These days I’m working on short stories.

I’m also the Editor-in-Chief at Proton Reader, a not-for-profit speculative science fiction magazine.

Recently from Jesse’s World

  • Oscillating between forms of expression
    I finally told myself that it’s okay to have nice guitars and equipment for playing and recording music. My gift to myself these holidays was two electric and one acoustic guitar, rebuilding what I had before I moved across the country and felt it necessary to sell all my guitars about eight years ago. I […]
  • The one where I was submitting for six months before my first acceptance in a SFWA market
    I was looking back at my posts and noticed that I’ve passed the six-month mark for posting one post on the first of each month. Neat! It serves as evidence for my personal hypothesis that small, easily achievable goals help to build discipline and confidence. I tell myself that I will publish at least one […]
  • The Constants of the Universe
    Sometimes I think about variables and constants in existence. What changes—always—and what stays the same? Ironically, the most important constant I’ve ever come across happens to be change. This month, things are changing for me. The last few years of existential reflection and stumbling are coming to a natural milestone—not one that I can articulate, […]

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