|| I'm not going to lie, 2020 was a really hard year for pretty much everyone. I was fortunate enough to have my day job shift to telework, but it still took a huge toll on my creativity. I struggled to write, especially when it came to new writing, as opposed to editing. That being … Continue reading New Year, Who Dis?
|| Another year down, another Fark Fiction Anthology available for your purchase on Amazon! I was once again honored to be one of the volunteer editors for our annual effort to highlight the Fark Community's writing skills, this year titled Oh, No, Not Again. I'm extremely proud of it, and also happy that … Continue reading Oh, No, Not Again: Occam’s .44
|| I'm happy to announce that I just finished updating my Published Works page! First off my co-author and all around fantastic human being Mark Gardner coordinating translations of Brass Automaton, so you can now read it in Spanish (El Autómata de Latón), Italian (L'automa d'ottone), AND German (Der Messingmann). How cool is that!? And, … Continue reading Writing Update
|| Just over 2 years ago I was at the Hood River Fly-In hosted by the Western Antique Aviation And Automobile Museum (WAAAM). I didn't just get a chance to see old friends, I learned that one of them had embarked on writing a thorough history of the 737. My friend Dan Dornseif is a … Continue reading Boeing 737: The World’s Jetliner
Carving Words & Editing Stone D. Paul Angel I read Victoria Griffin's post about editing earlier this week and began thinking about my own take on edits. I was reminded of a stone carving class I took years ago, and our instructor talking about how the tactile nature of sculpture differentiated it from other artistic … Continue reading Carving Words & Editing Stone
King of Swamp Castle: When I first came here, this was all swamp. Everyone said I was daft to build a castle on a swamp, but I built it all the same, just to show them. It sank into the swamp. So I built a second one. That sank into the swamp. So I built … Continue reading Re Beginnings Chapter 2 — Overboard