Today's post is a little delayed. I've had physical therapy this morning and I have to take the cats to the vet this afternoon. Hopefully will have it up around 4 or 5PM. Until then, try not to break anything that we can duct tape back together.

Small Press Co-Authoring Madness

Since we're here, let me regale you with tales of old... As many of the established readers of this site know, I'm still fairly new to the business. This coming November I'll be celebrating 7 years since my first novel was published. Part of my highly exaggerated "charm" is that I have no clue as... Continue Reading →

50 Lashes With A Wet Noodle

"Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio; a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy: he hath borne me on his back a thousand times; and now, how abhorred in my imagination it is!" --Hamlet, Scene 5, Act 1 I hate when I see another reboot come on the television or a movie release. It... Continue Reading →

I originally had this long and detailed essay about fellow SF author John Ringo, complete with graphs and images, but then I was called in to work and ran out of time. So I was at a quandary: talk about other authors, or promote myself shamelessly? So you probably know where this is going... The... Continue Reading →

Bourbon-Soaked Editor

So yesterday Kate talked briefly about the closing of the Hugo awards voting period, and the day before Sarah spoke about writing violence, and I chuckled in a morbid manner while mashing the two up in my own personal headspace. I do enjoy genre-mashing, after all. I'm under a tight deadline right now (curse you,... Continue Reading →

Hey, it's finally my day once more. Did you miss me? No? Not even a little? Well fine, forget you... It feels strange to admit this, but the 4th of July is one of those rare holidays where I can look back at the crapstorm that was my childhood and not have something horrific come... Continue Reading →


I've been having a hard time lately managing my time and I'm the only one to blame here. Part of being a full-time writer is good time management (I can already hear Sarah cackling madly in the background at me and the mutterings of other MGC contributors about using the words "good", "time", and "management"... Continue Reading →

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