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My podcast interview with author Ryan C. Thomas is now online!

May 15, 2014


In case you missed it, I recently interviewed the horror/splatter punk author Ryan C. Thomas over at the Drinking with Writers podcast. For an author who spends a great deal of pages writing out vividly terrifying descriptions of death and destruction, I think the above picture of him is a actually an accurate representation of his bright […]

Thoughts of Gone Girl at the midnight hour…and what makes good genre fiction?

February 6, 2013


I am minutes away from passing out, but I have some time to kill before the audio files I recorded for the documentary I’m working on finish uploading to my computer. And so I’m thinking about Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl, and how stoked and hopeful it makes me that Gone Girl is still on the […]

It’s 1 AM. How are you?

February 3, 2013


It’s 1 am on a Saturday night and I’m writing a fictional character bio for a Generation X parent, tracing his timeline of life events to find potential reason(s) for his murderous tendencies… What are you doing? Holy shit it’s been a while since I blogged last. At least I’m working on new fiction almost […]

Books you would like if you only knew about them, Part 1: The Time Machine Did It by John Swartzwelder

March 7, 2011


I tend to like stories that get right to the point. This is one of my new favorite examples: “Frank Burly is my name. Okay, it’s not my name. I lied about that. My name is Eward R. Torgenson Jr. I changed it for the business. You’ve got to have a tough sounding name if […]