New Music: "Black Tongue" by Mastodon

Been meaning to post this for a couple of days now. This past Tuesday Mastodon released a new advance promo for their forthcoming new album The Hunter, with the song "Black Tongue" (see video below). The track is also available for digital download at all major digital music retailers. It's a great tune and I think it kind … Continue reading New Music: "Black Tongue" by Mastodon

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Notebook 2 | Self-Observation #1

I'm one of those writers who is far more into the creative process -- the creation of characters, the development of new ideas, the building plot, all the brainstorming -- than I am into the actual writing. Creation is easy, like breathing. Writing is work. Feels like work. Requires the stick-to-it-iveness of work. For the … Continue reading Notebook 2 | Self-Observation #1

Update: Selection & Rejection

In addition to finalizing the Local Heroes manuscript in prepartion of it going to press soon for an August release, I am also in the selecton and rejecton process for the next issue of Liquid Imagination Online (issue #10 goes live August 31st). I have to select six pieces of flash fiction for that particular feature … Continue reading Update: Selection & Rejection

Promo: The Walking Dead – Season 2 trailers

This first one is the long one from 2011 San Diego Comic Con. It's a little spoiler-ish because it's so long, but it's a really engrossing, immersive watch that you can't turn your attention from. The second ont is the less spoiler-ish less than two minutes one, which is just as compelling. Enjoy. On, and … Continue reading Promo: The Walking Dead – Season 2 trailers

Weekend Report: The Silver Pen Midwest Summit

This beautful shot of our campsite was lovingly shot Friday night (July 15, 2011) by Sue Babcock (yes, that's my big dome glowing under the lights) The first ever Silver Pen in-person meeting (and camping adventure) was a success. I even arrived about 20 minutes early to our meeting place on Friday after a 3.75 … Continue reading Weekend Report: The Silver Pen Midwest Summit