In A Sea Of Black Sheep, Be The Cigarette Smoking, Three-Eyed, Mutant Goat

Let’s start with the title of this post, because it sort of warrants an explanation of its own. First, I have to assume we are all familiar with the term “black sheep”. Done. In this instance, I’m referring to those people who have chosen to wield their art to make it through these strange times. … Continue reading In A Sea Of Black Sheep, Be The Cigarette Smoking, Three-Eyed, Mutant Goat

A Note On Joy

Originally, I planned on reviewing "The Expanse" as I just went through all three seasons and really enjoyed it...until the end, which wound up being an extremely anti-climactic note which left me cold. Then, I considered doing something on the personal side. Perhaps some tidbits of wisdom about Wordslinging, being a single father, having to … Continue reading A Note On Joy

I’m Not A Vampire, But I’ve Played One For Half My Life

I walked into the house and out of the cold Minnesota evening with my friend, and immediately knew the scene I was looking at People were seated around a table with pieces of notebook paper containing words like “Clan” and “Generation” scrawled on them in various states of bad handwriting. That old, familiar dark green … Continue reading I’m Not A Vampire, But I’ve Played One For Half My Life

I Went Crazy Producing An Experimental Fiction Narrative, And All I Got Was This Blog Post

The greatest thing about being a writer, to me, is the diversity of information I end up digging through when doing research. If I’m writing about cars, Roman centurions, or John Wilkes Booth’s family tree, I can pull up everything I need then and there because it’s all at my fingertips. The side effect of … Continue reading I Went Crazy Producing An Experimental Fiction Narrative, And All I Got Was This Blog Post