Ron Sparks Author, Poet


Wear a Bathrobe


Wear a bathrobe when beating the keyboard, when borrowing words from your muse; Let the stale air in the dim room form as fragrant beads of sweat, thick with whiskey, on your brow Wonder if what you're writing is poetry or shit Proceed to not care and write, write, write baby because at the end of it all, when the words are used up and you've sobered up, someone will tell you it's shit and...

Chess with a Young Marine


at my age drinking whiskey with young Marines is a poor choice Decades of practice and years of experience keep me seemingly sober for longer - I beat my nephew at chess in five moves bragging about my skill and prowess but really, my nine shots to his three give me an unfair advantage; I’ve learned to handle my whiskey I mock these young soldiers for their lack of stamina, knowing all the while...

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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