Essays and Poetry

Dear reader,

Thank you for stopping by my blog. I started many years ago and this site had many uses. It contained various writings by me (my technical writings, other non-fiction writings, poetry and fiction writings). I’ve now seperated my writings out into two major themes: (a) fiction and (b) non-fiction writings. For my fiction writings, (this blog) is the portal. For technical and other non-fiction writings, I have another site: The division may have seemed quite obvious to many, but I am an experiential learner and took my time over several years in splitting the fiction from non-fiction writings.

I have self-published a few of my writings on Amazon. I will post those here, a section at a time, for your enjoyment. Please send me a note or post a comment. I’d love to hear from you (yes, really!). Also, to support the cost of running a few blogs, I have a storefront where I sell products that I recommend and use. This helps me with funding this project and to keep it a somewhat, though limited, sustainable effort, fiscally.

Finally, please let me know if you have any questions about my writings, themes, story lines, etc. Also if you need any help with ebook publishing, drop me a note. I’ll be glad to help or to provide you with some really good resources – from one writer to another.

Thank you kindly for your visit!

Thanks, Ron

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Ron McFarland is a dedicated writer. He’s an avid author in several venues. He has written for academic and technical journals. He has also written several Information Technology books for students of Information Technology, Computer Security, and Computer Forensics. Additionally, he has served as a technical editor for several technical book publishers.

Most importantly, because of Ron’s love of the written word, he has written hundreds of poems (several of which are published in this book) and several short stories.

His blogs, aside from this site, are:

Fiction and Poetry


I’d love to hear from you. Please send me a note here (on this contact form) or through emaill at Either way, let’s talk!

Thanks, Ron

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