Sometimes I don’t fully appreciate how weird and wonderful my friends are, both online and IRL. They find humor and joy in the strangest of places and encounters, and that’s what makes life so incredibly interesting. I was given a reminder of this late Saturday night, as my Twitter buddy/former fellow J-towner Tim sent me […]Read More Guest Blog by Tim, with Special Guest Star Jeff Goldblum
When I started this blog two and a half years ago, I thought it would just be a fun place to document my progress as a writer; somewhere to let loose all those thoughts and theories that arise during that long, wonderful, arduous, exhilarating process known as “writing a novel.” You know, just another place […]Read More Lucky
I always feel like such a schmuck–after our critique sessions (an entire weekend with almost 20-odd emails sent back and forth, fixing up each other’s query letters this time), Tia always thanks me on her blog, and I forget to do the same because…well, A.) I’m a schmuck*, and B.) I’m a bad li’l blogger […]Read More Awww!
Listening to: Guster, “Empire State” Behold: They’re all reading my most recent novel. I didn’t force them, bribe them, or otherwise coerce them–they all volunteered. And they really went to town on the thing, I might add. Ashley (brown hair, red shirt), Josh (only male, obviously), and I had a long discussion about description of […]Read More That Old Feeling
Listening to: The Weakerthans, “Plea From a Cat Named Virtute” (P.S.: This song is made of awesome.) The car’s problem might just be a part that was recalled. This would be wonderful, as then we wouldn’t have to a.) pay large sums of money to fix it, b.) buy a new car and give up […]Read More Various Updates