One of the most daunting parts of writing is actually querying and submitting your stories. It’s a bit frightening to look up strangers and ask them if they’d like to read your work, but it’s an integral part to the process that simply can’t be skipped. You can’t be published if you don’t submit, yes? And you can’t submit if … Read More
Oh yeah. And we write, too!
It’s a fantastic, horrifying game that gives me the shivers. Check out my writer’s group playing it!
And a good time was had by all.
So tomorrow is my presentation to the Las Vegas Writer’s Group. Yay! I’ll be talking about publishing with a small press. It’s at the Tap House (5589 W Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas) at 7:00. $5 to get in. Walk through the doors and take a quick right. We’re in back. Wanna learn about the small press? Wanna connect with other … Read More
Some of you know him as Jesus. Or “that cool hippie dude”. Because, thanks to Mason Bundschuh’s crazy beard, he now looks like this: When I met El Chupacabra, he looked more like this: (HA, Mason! That’s for beating me at the Las Vegas Valley Book Festival Flash Fiction contest!) Anyway, M is one of my favorite wombats … Read More
I was on a panel at Killercon last year, and I came out with an unpopular opinion concerning writer’s groups. Don’t always check your ego at the door, I said. Sometimes it isn’t worth it. You can see the expressions that R.J. Cavender, Sam W. Anderson, and Brad C. Hodson are wearing. (Actually, I’m just lucky that they’re looking so serious in … Read More
Mason’s awesome sci-fi thriller short “The Last Recall” is up at Crossed Genres. Friend, fellow Interdimensional Wombat and member of the Illiterati, and also owner of the man feet that you see in the header, Mason is a jack of all trades. Check out his super cool story here.
So, as expected, it’s been a time of ups and downs lately. The surviving triplet is still in NICU and is on the countdown to coming home. (Yay!) But I’m still dealing with, and will be dealing with the fact that the other babies were lost. While optimism is the name of the game, it’s unrealistic not to expect bad … Read More
I had a deadline yesterday. An important one. But life has thrown me a few curve balls lately, and I haven’t been writing as I would like to. I was THISCLOSE to emailing the editor and saying, “I’m sorry, but I simply can’t make this deadline. My story isn’t finished.” I’ve never done that before. I also think it’s a … Read More
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