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I am an author of science fiction (both soft and hard), science fact, fantasy and horror (usually funny in a dark manner) on occasion and a little mainstreamish stuff for the not-too-squeamish.

I have been an avid and active amateur astronomer since 1947. I began writing at the professional level in 1956 when, at 16, I went to work as a technical writer and illustrator for Butler Publications in West Los Angeles, CA.

A brief break in my writing occurred when I became a naval architect and yacht designer, though I continued to write articles for trade magazines and journals on such things as yacht design, creative mathematics in design, applied physics, etc. When I "retired", I moved to Mexico to teach some folks how to build small craft, Engl
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Average rating: 4.45 · 42 ratings · 12 reviews · 15 distinct works · Similar authors
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Twisted Tails: An Anthology to Surprise and Delight (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: A collection of incredible stories by talented authors designed to catch you off guard. It is the first in a series of anthologies. Be sure to search out TWISTED TAILS II - vol 1: Time on our Hands, TWISTED TAILS II - vol 2: Out of Time, TWISTED TAILS III: Pure Fear, and TWISTED TAILS IV: Fantastic Flights of Fantasy. TWISTED TAILS V: Apocalypses Now and Then is now available. Other books by J. Richard Jacobs: XENOGENESIS SEEDS OF MEMORY ANCIENT WHISPERS FROM TOMORROW STORM CLOUD RISING (Book 1 of the RAIN TRILOGY) EAT MY SHORTS There are others and more are on the way. Go to: http://www.jrichardjacobs.net to get the latest.
TWISTED TAILS: An Anthology to Surprise and Delight (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
2 chapters   —   updated Nov 17, 2009 08:45PM
Description: An eclectic collection of short stories held together by their O'Henry-like twist endings.
TWISTED TAILS IV: Fantastic Flights of Fantasy (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: A collection of short, irreverent urban fantasy tales.
TWISTED TAILS II - vol 1: Time on Our Hands (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: A collection of stories themed around time travel....

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