Post Oscars Musings

The 2017 Oscars:  All you Ever Needed to Know First off, Stockholm Syndrome in Space should have never been nominated for anything.  That was literally the worst, watching Chris Pratt of pudgy Parks and Rec fame spiral slowly into madness.    I think the actual movie name was Riders or Passengers or Trans-Commuters. Fences.  I just … More Post Oscars Musings

Gutted: A Review

I am stoked to read this anthology after stumbling across this excellent review.  June 24!  I was excited to read this upcoming release from Crystal Lake Publishing, Gutted: Beautiful Horror Stories. I was also fortunate to get an advanced reading copy of the anthology. Crystal Lake is making quite a name for itself in the … More Gutted: A Review

Elizabeth York, the Asshat Thief, and Why Every Artist Should Want to SCREAM Right Now

My Facebook went BANANAS this weekend. And with damn good reason. I am careful what I speak about online because I think we have a real problem with outrage culture right now, but this is something that NEEDS to be addressed.  Not just for authors, but for artists in general. Elizabeth York is a name you … More Elizabeth York, the Asshat Thief, and Why Every Artist Should Want to SCREAM Right Now

The Murky Story Bog

Thinking about writing your novel way more than actually writing it? Also known as the sophomore slump, the 35k-45k word drag, the “you’ve lost that loving feeling” phase of any story crafting, this monster loves showing up during a long haul story. You still think your manuscript is good, but you don’t want to spend … More The Murky Story Bog