Month: May 2019

Editing Is Better Than Writing Title Image

Editing is Better Than Writing, Fight Me!

Yeah! I said it. Editing is better than writing. Deal with it! Seriously though, writing a first draft is like pulling teeth. Coaxing words from the lump of gray matter up there is torture. I’m sure most writers love the serendipitous fuzzy feeling they get from the act of creation, and I’ve gotten it occasionally as well, but, if I… Read more →

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June 2019 Patron Story Preview – Gustav Floats: Part 1

It is almost June which means I’m about to release a new story for my $3+ patrons. Here is an enticing preview to lure you in. This is the first part of the first story of two which feature a patron of mine. Don’t you want to find out what happens to them? You don’t want to let this one… Read more →

Cover for We Have Always lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

Joe Reviews: We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Shirley Jackson is a legend. Just like every other teenager in high school English, and well before I ever had serious aspirations for writing, I’d read her short story, The Lottery. At the time I didn’t thing much of it. It was just another thing I had to read for class, and I made it a point to not enjoy… Read more →

Joe Reviews: Hellboy – An Assortment of Horrors

I want to start this review by saying that I love reading Hellboy. I’m not a huge fan of super hero comics, but Hellboy gets a pass. I’ve been reading Hellboy on and off for about a decade and I’ve read most of the other spin off series as well. But enough about the comics. Let’s talk about this anthology:… Read more →