Ron Sparks Author, Poet


First Week at the New Job


Man – what a long week, but completely exhilarating and, well . . . fun! As most of you know, I am now CTO of a small interactive media and IT shop based out of Orlando called Hooah. What does “Hooah” mean, you ask? If you’re in the military or are closely affiliated with the military you already know what it means. For those of you not in the know, it’s an...

The IOA 5k Race


There is a yearly 5k run sponsored by “Insurance Office of America” here in the Orlando area. Every year my company, Channel Intelligence, encourages everyone to participate and attend. Easily 1/2 of our company attends each year – and that’s a staggering statistic if you stop to think about it. What other company can confidently say that close to 50%-60% of it’s...

Halloween Costume Suggestions


The CEO of my company, Rob Wight, suggested that I go as Frankenstein for Halloween this year.

In addition to my scar, I have the entire stiff-necked turn at the hips things going on. Add in a growl, some bolts on the side of my neck, and you have FrankenSparks!
What do you think? Should I be something else?

Flying Sick


Tuesday night I met with my buddy Jorge for drinks, and to pick up the iPhone he had bought me (as payment for some consulting I did for him previously). I gotta tell you, I LOVE the iPhone – it kicks ass. I have a new phone number (actually I still have the old phone as well since it’s a company phone). Send me a private message and I will give you the new number if you want it. So...

Women and Horses


So my company’s 8th birthday/aniversary party was this weekend. The company treated everyone to a show at Dixie Stampede. I can’t say I was impressed (Medevial Times is much better IMO) but there were a couple of highlights. This was the Holiday show at Dixie Stampede, so the whole theme was Santa Claus and the birth of the Christ child. The skits were uninspired, but when they...

Trapped with No Sunshine


Prohibiting smoking in public building has one major unintended effect. Every asshole who lights up stands right outside the office doors to get his or her nicotine fix. That means that those of us who don’t smoke have to either choose to remain indoors and thus miss all the beautiful sunshine that smokers get to experience hundreds of times a day or we choose to walk through a cloud of...

Ron Sparks Author, Poet

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Ron Sparks

Ron Sparks is a technology professional, science fiction and fantasy author and poet living in Zurich, Switzerland. His latest book "ONI: Satellite Earth Series Book 1" is available on


A man of many passions, I lay claim to a myriad of interests and hobbies. Among them, I am an amateur astronomer, an avid motorcycle rider, a whiskey aficionado, a (poor) surfer, a scuba diver, a martial artist, a student of philosophy, a proponent of critical thinking, a technologist, an entrepreneur, a cancer survivor, and I harbor a lifelong love of science fiction and fantasy. Feel free to strike up a conversation on the social networks below.

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