Brass Automaton, which I wrote with the inestimable Mark Gardner, is going to be published on Amazon this Tuesday! (With a paperback edition to follow too!) Believe me, I will update you when I have the details on both. And, while I have a lot to say about this, before I do, there’s some context … Continue reading From Writer to Author: Brass Automaton
Scientific Works in Progress Goes Boink? || Yes. Yes they do. In the last six weeks I have invested, all told, just under 5,000 words and over 20 hours in my current Work In Progress (#WIP). I am about a third of the way through and I realized last night that I need to just … Continue reading Works In Progress Go Boink?
The Writer's Conversation A few years back I had the pleasure of meeting the ridiculously talented Tony Noland, when his work brought him Portland ways. I offered to show him around the city a bit, but we didn't make much past Powell's coffee shop, where we talked for quite awhile about writing. This was, perhaps, … Continue reading The Writer’s Conversation
Illustrating Beyond Babel Beyond Babel was my #FridayFlash piece from a couple Friday's past. I view the #FridayFlash pieces as an amazing way to explore and try new means of storytelling. I really liked the idea of Beyond Babel, but I can't say as that I was overly thrilled with my execution of it. (Either … Continue reading Illustrating “Beyond Babel”
I started this blog about a year and a half ago. When I first created it, I populated it with several different categories, as a means of organizing the subjects I wanted to write about. I have done an OK job of posting #FridayFlash pieces, but have pretty much neglected everything else. So, I am … Continue reading Write More Right Now
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
Welcome to my little cottage on the coast. Of course not only do I not actually have a cottage on the Coast, I don't even a cottage. It does make for a nice metaphor, however, so I'm going to keep it. I started my previous blog several years ago. It was going to be a … Continue reading Welcome