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A bibliography of my published books and stories.

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an incomplete bibliography of my published work

2003-02-16 - 3:30 p.m.

Books, all published by T.F.H. Publications

  • A Complete Introduction to Cockatiels, 1987.
  • A Step-By-Step Book About Parrots, 1988.
  • A Step-By-Step Book About Finches, 1988.
  • A Step-By-Step Book About Lovebirds by Arnold Weston, 1988. I was the ghost-writer for this book and provided the entire text.
  • A Step-By-Step Book About Cockatiels, 1990.
  • Parakeets Today, 1997.
  • Teaching a Parrot to Talk, 2001.

I've also written scadzillion articles for oodles of magazines. I'm not even going to try to provide a list here, other than to note that I was a regular contributor of articles and photographs for Bird Talk for many years in the late 1980s and early 1990s. You can read an ebook containing 28 of my greatest hits from Bird Talk and Birds USA by visiting our good friends at Amazon.

Bonus: Enjoy a couple of free reprints of my previous publications:

NEW! As of late 2012, I have re-entered the world of writing, and I can now offer a blog writing service. Enjoy the 400 or so pages of bird-related posts that I have provided to Brett Hodges's Right Pet, a site that helps you find the right pet for your family.

Published Science Fiction Stories

  • "Breeding the Bald, Plastic-working Ape at the Tau Ceti IV Planetary Zoo," in The Journal of Irreproducible Results. Vol. 30 # 1. Nov/Dec. 1984. Pg. 31.
  • "The Northern Giants," in Pandora #13, 1985, pg. 19.
  • "The Ramsey Gryphon," in Amazing Stories, May 1986, pg. 114.
  • "En Route," in Jerry Pournelle and Jim Baen's Far Frontiers Vol. VI, Fall 1986, pg. 213.
  • "Dancing in the Dark," in Night Cry, Fall 1986, pg. 150.
  • "Passing," in Aboriginal SF, May/June 1987, pg. 56. Also selected for The Best of Aboriginal Science Fiction: 1988 Annual Anthology, pg. 72.
  • "Another Crow's Eyes," in Amazing Stories, Nov. 1987, pg. 28.
  • "Letting Go," in Aboriginal SF, Jan./Feb. 1988, pg. 41.
  • "To Be An Auk" in Aboriginal SF, March/April 1988, pg 9. Voted by reader poll to be one of the favorite stories published in ASF in 1988.
  • "The Double-Yolked Egg," in Amazing Stories, May 1989, pg. 96.
  • "Birdbrain," in Aboriginal SF, Jul./Aug. 1990, pg. 18.

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