Programmer in Black

Welcome to the site. It contains original stories, random drivel, plus possibly experimental HTML 5 page or occasional CSS3 experiment.

Quote of the week: “Writing is an exploration. You start from nothing and learn as you go." - E. L. Doctorow

News: I have a short story and a poem published in Omens: Harbingers of Future Days, a short story anthology from the members of Townsville Speculative Fiction. The ebook can be purchased from Smashwords, Kobo, or Barnes and Noble.


All stories published on this site are original. Some have first appeared on my blog.

I currently have several novels in various stages of editing. I may eventually publish snippets of those novels here. I will certainly advertise any of them that are published but none of them have reached that exalted state at this time.

Just for fun

Silly things I've written over the years. By far, the best has been the Grovel Builder which has been translated to php for use on this site.

New - The Calendar Facts by xkcd Generator. Generates facts as outlined by xkcd.

Reading room

The reading room contains links to other authors in my local area and to a few online resources that I'm fond of.


This section is reserved as a play area for HTML5/CSS3 content. It's currently holding a carousel of doodle monsters.


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Social Media

Most recent tweets and blog posts.