Nearly 3 years ago I deleted all the writing I’d done up to that point in my life and asked myself: “Does writing really matter to you?” No one was asking me to write. No one asked me to write Beneath the Wood, start this blog, write two more novels, or any of the hundreds of pages…
Find the core of your scene and build around it, don’t panic and have plagues of locusts fly in just because it feels “too small.”
Available today on iTunes the first episode of a podcast project I’m undertaking with a friend: Mon Men! We’ll be taking a biweekly journey through the Pokedex to discuss Pokemon design (Mon Mods), Hypothesizing what they’d be doing IRL (It’s a Mon’s World), and ending each episode discussing which Pokemon we think would make the…
It’s a shortcoming of my skills as a writer just a single day in this class made me profoundly aware of.
Who we are to the world- not just who we are trying to be.
If there’s anything that starts to weigh us down it’s the potential of things that might or could have been, but aren’t. I think those are the living ghosts we can be haunted by that keep us up at night no matter how good things are.
That is what this book is for me. It’s a silly story about a man who accidentally makes a movie, but along the way he, and hopefully I in writing it, will break, edit, delete and rewrite the articles above into something simpler, something elegant.
A look back at February, PopLurker.com and what’s to come.
Real world politics and morality have always found their way into great fantasy and sci-fi. Why I’m allowing the tragedy of America’s gun violence epidemic take center stage in my latest novel in progress.
An excerpt from my next buddy cop comedy novel, Gunn & Balloo, as well as a perspective on why, when sad, I prefer to right funny rather than dive into melancholy.