Apicklypse Now

That's right. Weeks of travel and this is what I come back with. Not relevant, writing-related stuff.   Pickle pizza has given me LIFE! Rhino's (now World-Famous Rhino's) is a quick jaunt up the road from my grandparents' place and I really weighed if it was worth the trip with T-12 hours to my fiftieth flight…

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The League of Lonely War Women

I'm really excited to share this with all of you. It's been difficult to sit on it until I was sure the story would gel and do the subject justice, because while the tone of League is meant to be a a fun, acerbic battle of wits between two secret agents, their story is planted…

It’s Good to be the King

Even though nobody else likes your dumb ass. Today is a down day from marketing and banging out 40k of whatever this thing is I allegedly finished. And unfettered free time means one horrible, ugly thing: History Memes. I LOVE ME some history memes. Remember when someone pointed out you could put any Taylor Swift quote…

It’s October, Regina

Fantasy for you Glen Coco...And none for Gretchen Weiners. Bye. Traitors releases at the end of October. The best month - first, because legitimate queens are born in October: And legitimate authors, sometimes. And it marks the end of my writing year, because I need October through December to carefully plan the New Year's resolution…

A Definitive Weekend Guide to Writing, Probably

This weekend, you're putting your craft first. No, not that craft. The other W craft: writing.  I know - surprise! But that's what we're doing a la Get in loser, we're going shopping except we're writing and we're not losers. It's a bad analogy. Anyway... These are things you probably already know or have thought of.…

The Time We Are Given

My friend is dying. In a more abstract sense we're all dying but her timeline is much shorter. Than what, I'm not sure. It's daily roulette, for all of us. Most days there is one in the chamber. Then some Tuesday morning you wake up to all six and if you're lucky it's so fast…

I am Positive You Can Do This, Probably

Here is my presentation in a modified, blog-friendly format. Hopefully it encourages someone. I have the privilege of speaking to you today about something I think goes painfully untreated in the course of our careers. If you’ve already had a look at the projection screen behind me, the topic has been spoiled for you. You…