D. R. Prescott


As a former Fortune 500 aerospace executive for over thirty years and a planetarium program director for an additional ten years, Donald Richard Prescott has been planning and managing successful, complex operations for decades where strategic planning is an essential tool. A revealing stint as director of strategic planning and service on local government planning committees provided opportunities to speak to and participate in groups about complex strategic issues as well as appearing in a local cable documentary about transportation and community development. He has interfaced with congressional and governmental leaders, directly participating in securing millions of dollars of governmental funding for two local projects.

Prescott has also written award winning short stories, a novel (published at Smashwords), a nonfiction book about avoiding human extiction, a book of essays, a full-length-three-act play, planetarium show/display scripts, two family histories, technical articles and business plans as well as edited several newsletters. Recent awards and published work include multiple Writers’ Journal “Write to Win! Contest” awards/publication, The Orange County Register Dreamscape Contest publication, placing in Writer’s Digest competitions, Long Story Short E-zine short story publications and internationally published short stories/essay in The Taj Mahal Review as well as awards on Writing.com among others.

He currently writes and explores life in Orange, California.

Where to find D. R. Prescott online


Numerous people have written books championing common causes like combating global warming, dodging objects from space, staving off hunger, dealing with pandemics, supplying energy, eradicating poverty, stemming extinctions and confronting other natural or man-made threats. None have effectively or convincingly addressed the larger issue, a common strategic vision and mission for humanity... until now.


Layman's License
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,480. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
There are people, mostly self-appointed, who tend to lump the balance of humanity into a rather broad category known as laymen, lay-women, or lay-person, if you prefer. There seem to be more answers than problems bobbing about on the sea of humanity. Layman’s License poses a few more answers as well as a few more questions. This book is a little bit about a lot!
Is There Time?
Price: Free! Words: 68,980. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
Is there time to avoid humanity’s extinction? Practically everything that has ever lived is extinct; we will be no exception unless we work very hard to be an exception. Wrestling with that problem led to a chilling, undeniable conclusion: the human species is ultimately doomed on Earth and we have no plan. A convincing strategic vision and mission for humanity elude us… until now.
Daddy's Different
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,900. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Daddy’s Different… or, did you know that already? Samson Baker misses four days of his life and awakens with others’ thoughts swirling in his head. He loses everything and kills for the first time! Unwittingly part of a grander scheme, he is embroiled in a deadly clash of minds aided by Rachael Kincaid, his intoxicatingly beautiful nurse, against the dangerous Reverend Orchid.

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