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Episode 2: Grue – The Roanoke Sessions

(Note: This is part 2 of an ongoing series. For Episode 1, click here.) Grue liked the city. It was dark, empty, and quiet. Grue liked the dark. He felt safer in its shadows. A thick blanket of fog filled the narrow streets of the city from morning to night. It huddled in the alleyways…

Recap – Lexington Comic Con

This past weekend I was at the Lexington Comic Con to promote my first book, The Completely Inappropriate Tales of Gandersnitch the Goblin (available right now on amazon.com) I will confess that I became increasingly stressed out in the days leading up to the event, as the products I have been selling at conventions and…

Progress Report – 3/11

Word Count: 2062 Tea: Dryad Tea’s Firebird Chai – it is awesome, and one of my most favorite teas. I will confess, that I almost gave up on today’s writing session, only 400 words in. It was a struggle to keep going. My body and mind feel like they are stuck in a fog and…

Use Your Words!

As a writer, I am rather fond of words. They are the basic building blocks of my art, as much so as a potter depends on clay, or a musician needs those notes. I enjoy word play, and obscure definitions, and even on occasion, crossword puzzles. I am not a grammar Nazi, or a spelling…

Progress Report – 3/9

Word Count: 2153 Tea of the Day: Dr Pepper So again, I skip my morning tea to write. It felt too hot today for tea, at a balmy 27 degrees… Though relatively speaking, that is quite warm to some of the mornings we have had. The snow and ice is finally melting away, though my…

Progress Report – 3/3

Last Friday, (Feb 27th) was my 13th wedding anniversary. It is thanks to my wonderful, talented, and insurance wielding wife that I am able to pursue this unlikely life as an author, artist, and performer. She is my partner, my best friend, and in many ways, my muse. On a completely unrelated note,  during my…

Progress Report – 2/25

Today’s Tea: Girl with the Lion’s Tail by Dryadtea.com (inspired by SJTucker) Current Project: Persnickety Jones & The Pirates of Undertoe (first draft) Today’s Wordcount: 1492 (Hey, there is a rhyme about that…) In an effort to start blogging and keeping my fans and friends informed (since facebook has shuttered my post reach most severely…