To whom it may concern: I am writing to express my heartfelt recommendation for Ms. Felix Morgan for the writing position you have advertised. Ms. Morgan is a friend of mine, which is to say she doesn't mind that I’m dead, and I don’t mind that she’s stubborn. Felix has many peculiar qualities that make … Continue reading A Recommendation Letter.
Seth Meeks and I have long dreamed of a medium that would allow us to dispense bad advice, and random conversation, on the internets. After flirting with podcasting, we have found our IDEAL medium with the help of Dirt City Studios and Novel Concept's digital video genius Marcos Morales. Join hosts Fox and Crow, two … Continue reading New YouTube Show!
Those who live by the sword die by the sword. I guess. But what about the ones trying to live with their pens and typewriters? Those inky fingers and mad hearts? My aunt loves to say that sunsets are for the lazy. Because they billow out for hours. Unfurl like a sipping whiskey. Sunrises are … Continue reading Is any written word worth a sunrise?
Every time I finish a fiction project I am cleaned out and happy and exhausted. I go to bed early for a while. I watch a lot of movies. I draw with my kids. I sit with a fear that that was it. That I've peaked. That I will have no more interesting ideas. That … Continue reading Creative hangovers and how to hatch an idea.
This morning I woke up and told my daughters that instead of electing the first woman president, half of the country, enough to matter, voted for hate, incompetence, and intolerance. This afternoon I take my older daughter to a specialist because she's recently been diagnosed with scoliosis and I wait to hear from my younger … Continue reading Greif, fear, and rain. Post election thoughts.
Warner Herzog’s Bridget Jones’s Diary Steven Spielberg’s The Communist Manifesto Ron Howard’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin Richard Linklater’s Ulysses Wes Anderson’s Les Misérables Tim Burton’s The Brothers Karamazov Martin Scorsese’s Infinite Jest (Director’s Cut) Oliver Stone’s Gone Girl The Wazowski Sisters’ Farewell to Arms David Lynch’s Gone With The Wind Chris Nolan’s Finnegan’s Wake Nora Ephron’s … Continue reading Literary adaptations by iconic directors currently being overshadowed by Park Chan-Wook’s Handmaiden.
I hate all the characters and also the story and also words in general and who even reads anymore anyway and what ever happened to wanting to be an astronaut, Felix Not enough coffee. Too much coffee. My laptop battery was only at 56% and I left my charger at home. Something shiny. I got … Continue reading Reasons I didn’t meet my daily word count
The day has come! So thrilled to announce that AWST Press is publishing a hand sewn book of my short stories as part of a collection curated by Owen Egerton. The collection will include three original works: "Hawt Topic", "Abusive Muse", and "Necromancers Don't Say 'I love you'" Owen chose me along with Lindsey Verrill , Erin … Continue reading AWST Press Announcement