“The idea that the creative endeavor and mind-altering substances are entwined is one of the great pop-intellectual myths of our time. … Substance abusing writers are just substance abusers — common garden variety drunks and druggies, in other words. Any claims that the drugs and alcohol are necessary to dull a finer sensibility are just the usual […]
But writing is not my career. It doesn’t end or stop at the point at which I’m making money. And it shouldn’t be influenced by the loss of sales or whether or not people find my work accessible.
I have seen some troubling things happening in this horror community over the last few years. I am speaking specifically of the community that largely centers around HWA, Nightworms, some parts of Bizarro, and the Brian Keene Show. The Matt Hayward situation made me realize that these issues were not independent of each other, and […]
Girl Like a Bomb is out today! You can grab it at CLASH or at Amazon. E-books will be here probably tomorrow. If you pre-ordered a signed copy, I’ll be physically sitting down and signing the books tomorrow evening in Portland, so they’ll be on the way soon. Here are some blurbs: “Fun, fast, and fascinating. GIRL LIKE […]
This update was a long time coming, but all signed copies of Girl Like a Bomb have been sold out. Thank you so much to everyone who pre-ordered a copy. You can still get a (non-signed) pre-order on the CLASH website. I’ll also be at AWP 2019 in Portland and you can find me at […]
I saw Jordan Peterson speak last week at Balboa Theater in downtown San Diego, and I’ve spent a long time trying to collate my thoughts. I first became a fan of Peterson when I went to hatewatch him, and found a lot of the things he was saying were reasonable and intelligent. I also bought […]
SOME NEWS FIRST: I will be at Bizzarocon 2019 in Portland this year, the weekend of January 10th, if you want to say hello. Fair warning, I will most likely have a drink in hand and may be in full maniac mode. Signed copies of Girl Like a Bomb is available at CLASH books for […]
Death, life, and the eternal struggle with a great Rainforest, Amazon. Girl Like a Bomb pre-orders are back on Amazon. Ebooks will be available after the release date. If you still want a signed copy, it’s not too late to preorder one on the CLASH website. The website is updated fairly frequently, but […]
How do you become great? I know one thing for sure: You don’t become great by doing nothing. By doing the same things over and over again, in a kind of blunted, cow-eyed repetition. By returning to the hole of pain and misery, and woe-is-me, looking sad-eyed into the womb of the universe, expecting it […]
A quick blog update -I recently did a podcast with Bizzong! about Girl Like A Bomb. Pre-orders for Girl Like A Bomb were dropped by Amazon temporarily (They are not accepting preorders longer than 6 months) but still available on the CLASH website. As a bonus, they’ll also be signed.