Live Reading

Since I know you've all been DYING to get a glimpse into Stripped, here's a short video of an excerpt I read from the book signing at Bookbar in Denver last night. Scroll down for pictures from the event too! Bookbar, btw, is friggin AWESOME. Desks are made out of books, they have books by … Continue reading Live Reading

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Writers Should Never, Ever, Ever, Ever, Ever, Ever, Ever Have Kids

The dust kicked up from beneath her worn sandals, the grinding sound only growing louder as the heavy steel boots behind her closed in.  Stay focused. Straight ahead.  The darkness was closing in, the great shadow that threatened to eat her just out of reach.  Ahead, the cliff threatened. Behind, death.  She picked up speed, … Continue reading Writers Should Never, Ever, Ever, Ever, Ever, Ever, Ever Have Kids

Austin Powers: Greatest Movie Monologue of All Time

I may be exaggerating just a *tad* here, I mean it's not like I've actually gone through the archives of every movie I've ever seen, selected my favorite monologues, lined them up on a spreadsheet, done a thorough artistic analysis, and hand-picked the ones that offer the greatest balance of drama, etherealism, and whimsy. I … Continue reading Austin Powers: Greatest Movie Monologue of All Time

Does Anyone ACTUALLY Know How to Sell a F*king E-Book?

I admit, I'm a little cranky today. I've spent months now all over that crazy thing they call the Internet: buying Fiverr gigs, watching YouTube videos, reading blog posts, buying the occasional "How to Sell Your Kindle e-book" e-book and... Well, the results are fucking frustrating.  I mean, the market is saturated beyond belief, more … Continue reading Does Anyone ACTUALLY Know How to Sell a F*king E-Book?

I’m Gonna Right the Werst Story Ever Ritten

Yep, I'm gonna do it. Your gonna be blown away go hat town with the horrific spelling, punctuation, and grammar their is going to be in this dry, plotless, overly-descriptive quicksand of a book. Its boring characters, run-on sentences, overused commas, and wafting tenses will have screaming "Editor!! Is there an editor in the building!". … Continue reading I’m Gonna Right the Werst Story Ever Ritten

I Kinda Want to Tell Editors to Go to Hell

I admit fully that I find the world of critiques and editing/editors lacking in creativity And out-of-the-box thinking. In a big way. I've only been seriously focused on writing for maybe a year, but I come from a songwriting background. And while songwriters will collaborate with others or have mentors to help them hone their … Continue reading I Kinda Want to Tell Editors to Go to Hell