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FULL BLEED: SUBTLE AND PATIENT

 

A wise friend once passed along a saying. “We don’t forgive others because they deserve it, but but because we deserve peace.” Which is a cold way of looking at things, but perhaps it’s also self-preservation coming into play. I think about that sometimes, not a lot, but sometimes.

“All that hate’s gonna […]

FULL BLEED: IT’S ALWAYS THE QUIET ONES

Yes, I took last week off from this. Of course, it’s hard to call it a job if you’re not getting paid, right? So maybe I just typed fewer words or something. Things are late this week due to a variety of family things coming together and happening all around the same time. The […]

FULL BLEED: COME CLOSER AND SEE

Let’s catch up.

1. I’m working on STRANGEWAYS again, and to that end, I’m reposting at least the first chapters of MURDER MOON and THE THIRSTY. I may repost the whole thing because I can hardly see it making sales any worse at this point. Updates Tuesday-Friday with some kind of bonus post Friday. […]

FULL BLEED: WAKING THE WITCH

It’s that season again. The trees are being steadily shorn of leaves, but the grass beneath them grows, having slept out the summer. The pumpkins are being put away, whether in pieces after vandalism or whole and unloved past their expiration date. It’s November. It’s that time.

National Novel Writing Month is […]

THE PRICE OF FAILURE

 

No, really. That’s a song title. Right here.

I’m often asked for writing advice, and I try to be respectful in my answers, though I bet I’m not good at that part. The hellish thing of it is that… Well, there’s several.

1) Folks think I’m a potential source of good information regarding […]

The only writing advice that matters

Write. Sit yourself down and write. Every day.

I’m sorry if this doesn’t feed your ego or make you a unique snowflake. It will not guarantee you riches or fame or even the slightest recognition of your skills. If you want those, there are far better means to those ends and I suggest you undertake […]