Category Archives: Welcome

Stay tuned…

We’ve got some awesome things coming, like more interviews, new covers, a plan for the release of the rest of the Rick Keller Project, and of course reviews. Also upcoming this year: a cross-country move, pitching two new series, writing … Continue reading

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Tournament of Ymir Rundown…

All right folks! Put on your party hats and reading glasses, as I’m about to fulfill today’s word count with a rundown on yesterday’s event, the Tournament of Ymir. (For those wondering what this is, or thinking that perhaps this … Continue reading

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Meet the New Year…

…with any luck, it won’t be the same as the old year. To be fair, while 2017 was challenging at times, there were still some really great parts of it. For one, we welcomed our newest addition to the family, … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Randy Brown, aka Charlie Sherpa

    Randy Brown embedded with his former Iowa Army National Guard unit as a civilian journalist in Afghanistan, May-June 2011. He authored the poetry collection¬†“Welcome to FOB Haiku: War Poems from Inside the Wire.” His essays, journalism, and poetry … Continue reading

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Excuse Our Dust!

It’s the sign that retailers put out when they’re going through renovations, but still want to stay open for business. And now, as I find myself in the thick of NaNoWriMo, I am also going to be slowly renovating this … Continue reading

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Slogging away…

I wasn’t sure I was going to do NaNoWriMo until after it started, so my progress has been slow. But that’s fine. I’m going the Rebel route — using the motivational boost* to get my ass in gear and finish … Continue reading

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On death clutter…

I’ve been thinking about this for a while, given that my little family is a) going through a period where we wait to find out if/when/where we are moving next, b) have two girls who keep outgrowing clothes/toys/assumptions as fast … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Michelle Cornwell-Jordan…

…in which I talk with filmmaker and author Michelle Cornwell-Jordan, and cinematographer¬†Alex Espinoza about their upcoming project,¬†Kadupul, starring dancer Brianna Jordan. Brianna, who will also serve as the artistic director, developed the original concept, and pitched the idea as a … Continue reading

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Another Conversation with Dan Jolley…

Welcome back to Dan Jolley, comic book writer, game designer, and author of the Gray Widow Trilogy, the second of which, Gray Widow’s Web, released this year. You can read a little about the trilogy in my first interview with … Continue reading

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Writing & Marketing & Cleaning, oh my!

Actually, today has mostly consisted of marketing, surfing the Internet (I swear, it’s in the cause of marketing), consuming large quantities of coffee (in my Camp NaNo writing mug), and trying not to feel too guilty about the fact that … Continue reading

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