RELEASE DAY: Pocalypse Road

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That’s right, my hoopy froods! Season 3 of Roadtrip Z is now out in the world. Winter has arrived, the walking dead are hungry, and Ginny and Lee’s small group of survivors is making its way towards New York. Other survivors, shaking off the daze of catastrophe, are moving as well. In a wasteland of […]

The Potential Pile

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Rain. Rain, rain, rain, and I get to go running in it. Miss B is extremely excited, and doesn’t understand why I have to run the dryer before we leave. My running jacket just went through the wash, and I want to make it as dry as possible before I go out and…get rained on. […]

Half-Brain, Dishwasher

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I’m bouncing back and forth between an epic fantasy in a preindustrial world and a sort of Robin Hood in Space thing, where Robin is a sniper home from interplanetary war with PTSD and mecha are a thing. Each half of my brain is fighting with a different story, and I’m left standing on my […]

Caesar, Sibilant

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More Latin. During the day it’s Caesar’s Gallic War, when I go to bed it’s at least one page of Pliny. Right now, the Belgae are besieging Bibrax, and one of the things I like about reading aloud from a Loeb Classical edition is sometimes I hear a fellow writer using words for effect. Case […]

Every Music

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Used CD stores aren’t as safe as bookstores or libraries, but they’re still good. Still heaven, just a slightly lower circle. Some days I want silence–or a facsimile thereof I can get with the dogs and kids in the house–for writing. Most days, however, I want music. All the music. Every music. Headphones–and CDs–are a […]

Heaven

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Last weekend my writing partner stole me away for some hooky. Which included, of course, a bookstore–Powell’s on Hawthorne. Bookstores mean safety and security, just like libraries do. They also mean heaven.

Is It Monday Yet?

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So CreateSpace decided–after the paperback of Beast of Wonder was already on sale–to “suppress” the book for “copyright verification.” They didn’t bother to verify the copyright during the proofing phase, no, they decided to pull this bullshit after the week-and-a-half wait for me to get and approve the paper proof. If I’d been planning a […]