Ron Sparks Author, Poet


USAir Fail


I had a hell of a time getting home this weekend.  I flew up to Washington, DC on Monday of last week and was scheduled to come home on Friday.  You’d think that was a simple task.  You buy a ticket, you check in, you endure a bunch of worthless security measures, you board your plane, and you fly home. Apparently, it’s not that easy. It started at 4:30am on Friday; the day I was...

The Kindness of Strangers


It’s not often you meet a really kind stranger; someone who is naturally a nice person and without trying, without fanfare, is just genuinely kind. I met one such person last week. On an airplane. I blogged a few days ago about how poorly United Airlines treated me on my flight from Orlando to DC. My return flight was a much more pleasant experience, because of a kind stranger. United, in...

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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