Release day!!!

So The time has finally come. Today Forgotten Monster gets unleashed upon the world in all its glory. I gotta admit, I’m a little nervous. But at least the cover is absolutely fantastic. Look at all that beauty. Okay. Now that I’ve drooled over the cover again, back to the nerves. This book has had […]

An update and a little bit of sad news

By now most everyone has heard the news but just in case: Less Than Three Press is closing. Considering my book, Forgotten Monster, was due to be released by them in… just about three weeks you might say the news has hit me pretty hard, especially in a year where I saw some pretty painful […]

Why I don’t outline (besides the obvious reason)

It came to me earlier while I was doing non-writing related things and my mind started to wander as it often does: why outlines sabotage me. I think sabotage is the right word. I know a lot of people swear by outlines, whether they be loose or written with beat by beat precision, and I’ve […]

Thank you, David Bowie

On the very first page of my very first diary in big round I’m-still-learning-to-write printing was one sentence. I love David Bowie. I was probably six or seven at the time. Labyrinth was my life and David Bowie and the Goblin King were my first loves. Over the years I fell in love with David […]

Editing is hard, you guys

In case anyone didn’t know this already, editing is hard. I spent an hour this morning working on about 200 words. Taking them out. Putting them back in. Rearranging them. Looking at the next ten pages of manuscript and wondering if all this dialogue should move somewhere else. It’s nightmarish. I’m still not even sure […]