Thomas Watson

Biography

I am a writer, gardener, naturalist, and amateur astronomer delighted to find himself living in Tucson, Arizona. That puts me in an amazing and biologically diverse desert land, and right next door to some very dark skies. When the sun goes down, I mean. And assuming there are no clouds.

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Books

Tales of a Three-legged Newt: Essays and Anecdotes for Amateur Astronomers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,740. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
A collection of essays for amateur astronomers, inspired by an eight-inch disc of polished glass perched atop a tripod of steel.
Chance Encounters: Three Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,690. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A time-shared mind, a hunt for something that isn't what it seems, and an unfortunate stumble down memory lane. Three tales from sometime beyond the day after tomorrow.
179 Degrees From Now: Four Stories from Just Past the Edge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,600. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Look over your shoulder, but don’t turn around. Here at the edge of reality, things may not be as they appear.
The Gryphon Stone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,250. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When the ancient partnership between gryphons and humans is compromised, the alternate Earth called Adrathea becomes a world in peril. Only David Render and Treyvar of the Alvehn can save it. But Adrathea is the one world of the multiverse David never wants to see again. If Adrathea calls, will he answer?
Mr. Olcott's Skies: An Old Book and a Youthful Obsession
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,410. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of how an old book and a small telescope shaped a passion for stargazing, and how that passion was lost and then rediscovered over the course of a lifetime.

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