This is the story about how my father attempted to teach me to ride a bike. It doesn’t get much more basic and Hallmark Channel-movie-worthy than that kind of parent and child interaction, yeah? Yeah, no. See, as I get older, and the distance between those weird concepts of “then” and “now” start getting measured… Continue reading Training Wheels
I didn’t want to write this today. Hell, I can’t think of a day where the thought of writing this piece gives me any joy. But here we are. Again. And here I am, tapping away at my keyboard in the hopes that just one of my fellow geeks will read this, take it in,… Continue reading To a certain brand of anime fan out there…
Good morning, fellow geeks and creatives. I’ve got a little slice of wisdom for you today. Not gonna lie. I may fall into the latter category more often than not. I’ve two guiding way-points when it comes to writing. The first is the idea that “wouldn’t it be cool if…?” is a great way to… Continue reading Macro to Micro: Chipping the mountain down to size.
Condensed News Update activate! – The Sins of Allegiance (book 2 of the Nine Shot Sonata Series): Planning complete, writing begins soon! – Pips: Short delay while I work on a buffer. Should resume next week. – New music: In production. Snippets soon! – Untitled “on writing” book: planning stages. I’ll have a larger update… Continue reading Reclaim Sincerity
I had another article planned this week. Then Harvey decided to be a douche. I’ve been watching the news and on the phone with all the loved ones we left behind when we recently moved back here, and it’s been harrowing to say the least. I’ve got friends who’ve lost their homes and possessions, others… Continue reading A Word to Houston From Mal
I’ve many projects. Call it a need to stay busy, a thirst for creative experimentation, or just a crippling case of magpie syndrome; the result is always the same. I do a lot of things. right now, i’m balancing work on my newest novel, launching a short story series here on the blog, tip-toeing my… Continue reading Balancing Multiple Projects
I’ve been on both sides of the publishing aisle, from the earliest days of my webcomic slinging in 2003 where I eventually picked up a comic publisher, to when I self-published my first novel back in 2013 and from there on. So, it follows that I’ve talked a lot about the processes with friends, convention… Continue reading The Yin and Yang of Self-Publishing