Cover Reveal: BAD PUBLICITY

Here it is! The new printing of my tabloid-noir/ghost story Bad Publicity is coming out soon, and this is what the cover will look like. Big thanks to the folks at Optography Press, cover artist extraordinaire Matthew Southworth, and Shawn Vestal for such a wonderful cover blurb.

Birthday Thoughts

I don’t celebrate my birthday, but it’s still my birthday. Getting older, at least when you reach the ripe old age of thirty-three, can lead to some serious thoughts about your life and the world around you. As such, I hope you don’t mind if I say something that’s been on my mind. There’s a … More Birthday Thoughts

The Lando System

I’d heard about the ‘80s Han Solo trilogy of books, but the existence of The Adventures of Lando Calrissian was news to me. I tracked these vintage paperbacks down the day I heard about them, and they’re basically worth it for the great pulp covers alone. I finished the first installment, Lando Calrissian and the … More The Lando System

Nostalgia Theater

I should’ve posted this by now, but this past week I appeared on the super cool Nostalgia Theater podcast. Zaki and I had a terrific conversation about the He-Man franchise throughout the years, and our own personal history with the toys and characters. If you haven’t already, I hope you check it out!

“Ready Player One” and Popular Culture in Storytelling

Look, I’ve been around. I know how online anger in general, and pop culture snobbery in specific, work. I’ve read about three billion hot takes on Ready Player One already. As such, I promise I’ll keep this short and not assume I’m being too clever or revolutionary in my thinking. I read the book at … More “Ready Player One” and Popular Culture in Storytelling