Thoughts, News, Rants and Other Orcutt Writings for Readers

Dakota & Svetlana ARE Going to be a TV Series

I HAVE DECIDED that the adventures of Dakota & Svetlana are going to be a television series.     As…

Why I’m Selling My Books Everywhere Now, Instead of Just on Amazon

Between January 2012 and this month (over 3 years), I sold my novels on Amazon exclusively. I did this under…

Paying Attention as a Fiction Writer

I have been writing fiction since I was 13 years old, when I first read Ian Fleming’s Goldfinger and was swept…

Helium-3, Alternative Energy & The China Problem

Recently I was interviewed by Alternative Energy eMagazine about an issue that plays a part in my most recent mystery…

A California Drive-Time Interview with Phil Cowan

I just enjoyed a terrific 15-minute interview with radio talk show host Phil Cowan of KTKZ AM 1380, Sacramento, California….

A Brief Q&A About the New Dakota Mystery

Is any of A Truth Stranger Than Fiction based in reality? Absolutely. Without giving any spoilers, I can tell you…

I want to go to there. :)