Dispatch from the Razor's Edge, the Blog of Michael Stephen Fuchs


The first Native American women (one of them a lesbian), and the first Muslim women (one a Somali refugee), elected to Congress. And the first openly gay governor in American history. Looks like there's hope for America, after all – or, rather, looks like there IS still an America as I understand it.

Nice job, America.

Unfortunately, Amy McGrath lost. But, oh man, is she America. And her campaign advert deserves to live forever.

And but of course also not even to mention there's now a less vanishing chance that the rule of law will obtain in America – including applying to our tinpot executive, and his cabal of crooks, scammers, and traitors.

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Fuchs is the author of the novels The Manuscript and Pandora's Sisters, both published worldwide by Macmillan in hardback, paperback and all e-book formats (and in translation); the D-Boys series of high-tech, high-concept, spec-ops military adventure novels – D-Boys, Counter-Assault, and Close Quarters Battle (coming in 2016); and is co-author, with Glynn James, of the bestselling Arisen series of special-operations military ZA novels. The second nicest thing anyone has ever said about his work was: "Fuchs seems to operate on the narrative principle of 'when in doubt put in a firefight'." (Kirkus Reviews, more here.)

Fuchs was born in New York; schooled in Virginia (UVa); and later emigrated to the San Francisco Bay Area, where he lived through the dot-com boom. Subsequently he decamped for an extended period of tramping before finally rocking up in London, where he now makes his home. He does a lot of travel blogging, most recently of some very  long  walks around the British Isles. He's been writing and developing for the web since 1994 and shows no particularly hopeful signs of stopping.

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