My wife's and my kids moved off on down the road a couple of years ago. To fill our time, we decided to take up dancing again. We went dancing on our first date, so it's something we've always done when we had the chance. I'll admit it takes up valuable writing time these days, … Continue reading The Front Room
Every morning for breakfast, I stop by the local donut shop for a ham and cheese croissant and a Starbucks Mocha Frappuccino (chilled, in a bottle). I’ve been doing this for close to 10 years now, and my belly shows it. The Korean husband and wife owners, Sang and Soon, know me by name. They … Continue reading Sang and Soon
I like to snorkel. I've done it in quite a few different places. However, when my wife and I visited Santorini this past September, the water was too damned cold for this Texas boy. Luckily, there was a woman on our boat tour from Detroit, Michigan, and the water was not that cold to her. … Continue reading Snorkeling off Santorini
The original scene that started Howlers: Lupus Rex is based on a true story, I kid you not. Two of my friends and I found ourselves at the end of a long, dirt road one night outside of Orlando. 1983. Something hunted us, and we barely made it out with our lives. I've twitterized that scene. … Continue reading The Chase
Book Review: Headhunters from Outer Space by Bret McCormick, Read by Ross Ticknor. Disclaimer: Bret McCormick is an editor for Road Kill. He gave me a copy of this audio book as a promotional. Headhunters is not my typical fair. I usually go for hard science fiction, space opera, or werewolves. However, I'm glad I … Continue reading Book Review: Headhunters from Outer Space
Woot! Had another short story published. If you read it, please leave a message for me!
Well, it's a been a week since the conference. I'm an ENTP, so it takes time for me to absorb everything I see and hear around me. I may make snap decisions, but I don't like to review something until I've had a chance to digest it. This is my second DFWCon and my fifth … Continue reading DFW Writers’ Conference 2017
The Moon Magazine has published a short story of mine. Enjoy!
Book Review: Mongrels by Stephen Graham Jones This book arrived in the mail on a full moon. How cool is that!? Now . . . Oh. My. Gosh. Hoo Doggie, this man can spin a yarn! My pen weeps. This book was given to me as a gift by ER Bills, one of my editors … Continue reading Book Review: Mongrels
Book Review: The Age of Zeus by James Lovegrove After reading Age of Heroes, I was really hoping for more of the same caliber of writing and story. I was let down. The book was simply awesome until the reveal at the half-way mark. I almost put the book down. The only reason I didn't … Continue reading Book Review: The Age of Zeus