Tag: Writing

Writing in the Time of Covid

I don’t know about all of you, but since the Covid-19 pandemic has engulfed the world my writing output has suffered. I want to write. I really want to write. But, some evenings, all I accomplish is staring at an empty page. In the last month, I’ve finally started to come out of my productivity slump, and I wanted to… Read more →

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Intensive Writing Class Update

My writing life is a bit crazy at the moment. The reason? I’m on week seven of a sixteen-week intensive course on Contemporary Dark Fiction. It is an online course taught by Richard Thomas through Storyville Studio. And, boy, it is a lot of work. Most of last year I made monthly payments as my personal anxiety about the course… Read more →

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Excelsior! Goals for 2020

A decade has ended and it is time to look forward and plan for the future, again. Unfortunately, I didn’t do too great with my goals from 2019. 2019 Goals Improve my writing Set a regular writing regimen Lose weight Review every book I read Go backpacking Really, the only one of these I accomplished was ‘improve my writing’. And… Read more →

The Prop Skulls

Halloween 2019 – The Update!

Howdy! It is officially the best time of year: Halloween! I love it when all of my social feeds get flooded with awesome spooky content. So what’s going on with me? Well, a few things. Patreon Adventures Yes. I still have a Patreon. If you have a mighty need for more stupefying fiction, that is the place to be! Every… Read more →

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The Update – September

Wow, my blogging habit is really dropping off. But I’m okay with that. If only there were another few hours in the day. But enough on that. Let me fill you in on the latest of stuff and things! First, some exciting news. I’ve collected a few rejections on a couple stories recently. But I didn’t let that get me… Read more →

The Prop Skulls

The Update – August 2019

It is time for yet another edition of ‘The Update’! (Cue breaking news music) The Reading First let’s bring up my most recent open mic at the local indie bookstore. Most others who there read their poetry on local nature, memories, and literary fiction. My reading definitely stands out. I read my story involving cats with human faces stapled to… Read more →

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The Update – July 2019

It is time for The Update for July 2019! July is a big month for me. Not only do I turn 36 this month, but as of July 31st I will have been married to my smart and beautiful wife for 15 years! That is a very large percentage of the time I’ve been alive and I look forward to… Read more →

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July 2019 Patron Story Preview – Gustav Floats: Part 2

July is approaching which means I’m about to release part 2 of Gustav Floats (a short story) for my $3+ patrons. Here is an enticing preview to lure you in. This is the second 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… Read more →