Process and Theme


The NaNoWriMo is upon us once again. I haven’t won it in some time. My first year was 2004. I played and won for five years in a row. And before you say “writing is not a game you play,” let me assure you that the NaNoWriMo can be as much a game as you […]

Out damn Stone!


Was planning on getting up at a reasonable hour and getting a bunch of work done. I’m still gonna get a bunch of work done–but mos def NOT because I got up at a reasonable hour. I’m having another goddamn kidney stone, and it has me hobbling around like a 90-year-old without a cane. Dang […]

SyFy quality.


As I was watching Ghost Shark last night, it occurred to me that these shitty CGI movies could be less shitty with better writing. I mean, make a stupid, over-the-top monster movie with boobs everywhere and a cast that looks straight out of the United Colors of Benneton (do kids still know what that is?). […]

Simultaneous Submissions?


I am not sure I care for the idea of simultaneous submissions. I can see why they’re a convenience to the writer, but now that I’m a big-city editor (Ha!) I’m finding the whole concept to be a pain in the ass. Not sure yet if this means I should ban them entirely (not that […]

Where have I been? Funny you should ask…


Or is it? I’m incredibly busy for someone who barely leaves the house. Still doing all my usual SEO work. I have about a dozen SEO clients right now. I also write an article or two a month for Kinkly. Those articles tend to go bonkers online. I guess people on the internet like sex. […]