Ron Sparks Author, Poet


Truth Lives in the Asteriks


Someone put an asterisk in the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence when we weren't looking. They added terms and conditions, the ones nobody bothers to read until they're fucked by them. We live in the 'Land of the Free', asterisk. We have the right to free speech, asterisk. We can practice any religion, or none, asterisk. We have the right of Life and Liberty, asterisk. Rich, white...

Is Destroying a Confederate Statue the Same as Burning Books?


A Statue, A Book, a Billboard What does a Confederate statue and a book have in common?  A lot, according to a billboard I saw today. Pittsburgh is a fairly progressive town. It’s one of the reasons why Carey and I fit in so well here. Get just a few miles outside of the city, though, and things start to change drastically. For my Florida friends, you can liken it to the greater Jacksonville...

Pseudoscience And Racism


Racism Today No one admits to being a racist, but racism is alive and well today. Unless you’re a real piece of work you don’t walk around making racist remarks, you don’t disparage another race intentionally, and you don’t go out of your way to antagonize, belittle, or marginalize someone of another race. We don’t have lynchings as a regular thing nowadays and we don’t see the pointy white hats...

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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