I’ve been waiting over a week to post this. While attending the recent residency for my MFA program, in the first day of my afternoon class, the teacher assigned us all the task of writing an inaugural poem for Trump, the twist being, we had to do it in the voice of a specific person, […]
I was getting ready to do a recap post about 2016 and maybe post about some New Year’s resolutions, but I’m really not into either. Despite having a couple of cool moments, 2016 was kind of a crap fest. I have no interest in revisiting it in. I never keep my New Year’s resolutions, so […]
It’s been a long time since I’ve updated anything on this site. Like a really long time. Figured today is as good a day as any to start back up again. While I watched the election results last night, and things didn’t turn out to my liking, this is not a political post. Not exactly. This […]
To absent friends. Fuck cancer.
I’m sitting at my desk late on Thanksgiving evening, fiddling around with some writing, and it just dawned on me that I’m coming up on the fourth anniversary of my first sale of fiction. I just spent some time looking for the actual chat conversation, but couldn’t manage to locate it. Long ans short, a […]
BOOKS MAKE GREAT GIFTS!!! We’re coming up on the annual gift giving season. Since I am a shameless self-promoter, I’m going to jump on the band wagon of offering awesome sales/discounts in the hopes that my books will find their way in front of some new readers. So, here’s the sale: Between now and Monday, […]
UPDATED 9/24/2014: After hearing about wild fires in Northern California burning the library in Wee, CA to the ground, I started a book donation campaign on Sept. 22, 2014. Shortly after that, representatives of the CA Library Association, contacted me, thanked me for my initiative and efforts and asked me to postpone the book collection […]
Lots of people give out lots of advice about how to be a successful writer. You’ve got the “write a lot, read a lot,” crowd. You’ve got the, “write everyday,” crowd, and a whole slew of others. One thing I don’t see a lot of people talking about is support of someone who believes in […]
My good friend Jennifer Brozek tagged me in this blog hop tour where writers answer a couple of questions about their writing: 1. What am I working on? 2. How does it differ from others of its genre? 3. Why do I write what I do? 4. How does my writing process work? What am I […]
So here are the results of the “Tell a Friend about Tears of Rage” Day. Thanks to everyone who either told some friends about the books, or picked them up. International bestsellers all around.