Author Archive for Patrick Hester



I live in Colorado.  We have legalized marijuana.  When I tell people I live in Colorado, I tend to get a lot of jokes about the mj.  Sigh. I want to go on the record – I don’t partake.  Never…

It’s Time for Five Questions!


Okay – here’s the schtick: I give you five simple, either/or questions.  You post your replies in the comments.  Everyone has fun! So – are you ready for……. FIVE QUESTIONS?! Goodbye Yellow Brick Road or Sgt.Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band?…

April Means Taxes


April.  Tax time.  April 15th, today – is it.  Blargh. I can honestly say I have never met anyone who expressed to me their happiness to pay taxes.  Most people complain about taxes, about the government charging them taxes, so…

Five Questions


It’s time for…. FIVE QUESTIONS! Yes, I normally do this on Facebook.  Get over it. Okay!  So – here we go: Puffy Cheetos or Crunchy Cheetos? Wireless Mouse or Wired Mouse? Honey or Sugar? Captain America or The Winter Soldier?…

Looking in from the Outside

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Looking in from the outside is always interesting.  Not always fun or productive. Within our community of genre authors and fans, there are a lot of people who complain about cons.  Specifically, with how they are run.  I’ve done this…