I’m happy to note that Gathering Storm Magazine will soon be publishing “Just Say When,” which is a fun little piece that riffs off automation, robots, and all kinds of silliness that might just come about when things go…well…you can read it soon.
For the past couple months I’ve had the pleasure of working as a co-editor of a volume of Fiction River, which is a long-running series of anthologies released by WMG Publishing. After over 25 years of working as a writer, it’s my first foray into that side of the publishing world—and to make it even […]
Dear Kobo, have I ever told you I love you? I’m happy to note today that a whole bunch of my stuff is on special discounts on Kobo for a very short time. I’ll lay them all out here as best as I can. START A NEW SERIES? First, we’ve got the “Start a New […]
Glamour of the God-Touched Available for Pre-Order in Immortals Every now and again in this business you get to have one of those really cool things come along that just make you smile. One of those is happening to me now. It’s all under the umbrella of having Glamour of the God-Touched, the first novella […]
Each day since Christmas, I’ve included seven chocolate covered espresso beans in my morning routine. This is because, as she does most years, Lisa gave me a bag for the holidays and when I have them … well … they’re yummy, you know? Like most people’s brains, mine sometimes does loops around and asks weird […]
Lisa and I went to see The Shape of Water earlier this week. It’s a nice film, intriguingly presented as an early 60s, comic booky, SF, Spy, fairy tale that hits all my buttons just right. It also has a mechanical element that I always find interesting as a person who creates stories—an element that […]
If you’ve been hiding in a cave for the last 24 hours, it’s time to step out and listen to Oprah Winfrey’s speech at the Golden Globes last night. It is, without doubt, one of the greatest pieces of oration I’ve ever heard. It lit the twitterverse up so strongly last night that I chased […]
I woke up this morning with a billion things going through my head, mostly things I’m wanting to get done, and also this weird question that I’ll probably blog about sometime (Top 5 List: people you would like to meet with over coffee). Once I’m up, I drop a few kibbles down for the cat, […]
Not sure what to make of that title, are you? A bit shocked? Perhaps worried about it being a bit, er, defeatist? Well, read on, MacDuff. Ira Glass on Storytelling from All1Soul on Vimeo. A few weeks back, I wrote about how I get better at writing. As sometimes happens, I received feedback on it, […]
Yes, my friends back home in Indiana, or Minnesota, or Tennessee, or Kentucky, or … yes, I’m thinking of you as I go out to pick my grapefruit for lunch in Tucson. On a more serious note … stay safe, stay warm, and remember there’s idiots out there on those roads!