Writing and Revision (Plus the first chapter of Book 2!)

Hey, my book has a free promotion going on!  Go onto Amazon and grab a free copy!  (Or a paperback. We have it in paperback now). Today’s the last day it’s running.  I’d have told you earlier, but I have work I’m doing now and time is precious. I had a much longer idea I … More Writing and Revision (Plus the first chapter of Book 2!)

Best laid plans

I’m starting to suspect I might never talk to an actual literary agent. I have, by this point, two and a half novels sitting on my computer.  Everybody thinks their own work is amazing, naturally, yet I do feel pretty confident that these novels are better than many others I’ve read on the market.  (Seriously, … More Best laid plans

Zombies vs. Martyrs

  I recently picked up World War Z by Max Brooks.  It’s a good read.  Haven’t seen the movie, so can’t compare, but the use of disjointed narratives to paint a global picture of the zombie near-apocalypse is ingenious and used well.  Max Brooks gets to cover nearly every possible reaction to the zombie apocalypse, … More Zombies vs. Martyrs

Lessons Learned

So.  The first few weeks back at school have been a whirlwind of assignments and tests and what not, but I’m in the middle of a lull at the moment, so I have time to make one of these.  Actually, I probably could have submitted one of these earlier in the year if I’d devoted … More Lessons Learned

A New Chapter

This is probably the last blog I will be doing from home for a while.  I’m not even doing this blog on my own computer, because it is currently packed away with most of my earthly possessions in a set of cars, preparing for a two-day trip down to the other side of the States. … More A New Chapter

The Death of Chivalry

So at work today, a group of us were all sitting around talking about zombie apocalypses and such (which everyone at my work seems well-prepared for, by the way), when one of the guys, who has an attachment to reality for some reason, asked the sensible question: “How did we get talking about zombies?” I … More The Death of Chivalry