Geoffrey Craig PorterHi Everybody!
Are you happy out there? Wandering? One day blurring into the next?
Unsweetened Iced Tea Drinkers Unite!
Writing || Information Technology
Resume || English Classes I've Taken || Personal Information
Electronic Magazine (eZine) of Fiction for the Mind
"God made me for War"
"New way? What's this about a new way?"
I just spent the last 24 hours cloning and modifying a multiplayer
wargame to suit my carnal desires, May 25th/26th, 2012.|
It's called Geneva, and you can find it on Legions of Tercia.
A Novel Part of the "W" Series
Comedy, Action, Romance, Fantasy, and Revenge.
By Geoffrey C Porter
Cover Artwork by Ben Rittmann
WritingYou can learn more about my currently available novels at, Winter's Line.com
I started writing in 2001 or 2002, I forget which. At some point I came to the conclusion spending some time in the trenches as an editor would improve my style and ability. Over the years, I've had a fair number of readers, and almost all of them enjoyed my book(s) thoroughly.
I've written seven novels and over thirty short stories. I like to think I'm a qualified writer since I have taken almost a dozen college level writing classes. Some people would consider me a published writer, while others define that as having a best seller, and I haven't done that yet.
Twelve of my short pieces have been selected for publication, including four paying markets, and one print magazine 2x (Bards and Sages). I may pursue a publisher for some of my books, but five of them I have self published. I hope to write more books.
Print Static Movement : The Slight Army
MicroHorror : Trolls And Rabbits October
Abandoned Towers : Ultraviolent Rodentia
Sonar4 ezine : No Cigarettes
Bards and Sages Quarterly : Turtles and Rabbits, published in Volume II, Issue 1
Wilber and Samantha, published in Volume III, Issue 4
The Sinclair Clairon Review published my short story Boris The Cat in 2009.
Breath and Shadow : The Bracelet
Daily Science Fiction : Longevity, Inc., published via email on Oct 18th, 2010, and posted as an RSS feed on October 25th, 2010.
My story, Grandfather's Wisdom, was selected by Antioch University Midwest for public reading on November 4th, 2010 (as a peace prize entry). It was distributed in PDF format to the Antioch Voice mailing list subscribers.
The public reading was fun. The other writers all read poetry, mine was the only story. I had to score my coffee from a vending machine though, and it was actually pretty good coffee.
A longer version of Grandfather's Wisdom was published by Joyful! in Feb 2011. Joyful! (My story is the second story in the listing).
More about my writing style and motivation.
I take my writing very seriously, but I hope my readers never do. I write comedies, action, horror, fantasy, and romance. Sometimes all of those at the same time :)
I studied English and Literature at Sinclair Community College for a while, taking usually one class per quarter.
Now, I focus largely on Extranet technology. Extranet is just a mesh of Internet and Intranet technologies. It's kind of an outdated term.
I'm interested in a position in Dayton, OH. I could see telecommuting to Cincinnati, OH or Columbus, OH. Frankly, it's the modern era, I should be able to communicate with a client exclusively over the internet and telephone. I have PHP, PERL, and mySQL here at home. I can demo stuff on GeoffPorter.com, but I don't do hosting.
I would love to work on small projects for small businesses. Perhaps you have a website already built in PHP or PERL and for some reason, you don't have the technology any more to make changes, and you'd like some minor adjustments made to it. Perhaps you want something simple and custom. No project is too small.
I don't do visual design. It simply isn't a skill I have as you can likely tell from these pages. I have always gotten along great with graphics artists. I did graphics for many years in black and white, so I find I can relate to them well.
I can be contacted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or on AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) at TrulyJuxta.