Last post of the year…better make it good. Or not. 2011 was a struggle for me. Lots happened. Most of it was amazing. Some of it was annoying. Now I’m looking forward, moving on. But before I do, I want to share a couple of 2011 greatest hits. READY PLAYER ONE by Ernest Cline. It’s
I snuck this book in under the read-it-in-2011 wire. I read it based on the recommendation of Andrew Smith. You should read it too. You’re either going to love it or hate it. I loved it and hated it depending on the position of the sun as I was reading. It’s a dissection of the
As I slowly suffocate under the weight of obligations, I wanted to take a moment to wish you all a happy *insert holiday of choice here*. And remember, he sees you when you’re sleeping, he knows when you’re awake, so try not to be a dick. See you next year!
I keep promising longer posts about something I’m working on that I hope to release in Jan/Feb, but a revision that I’m THIS close to finishing is taking up all of my free time. But I’ve been doing something for a while now that I thought was interesting. Sometimes I fight sentences. I work them
Of all the books I’ve read about writing, Stephen King’s no nonsense, common sense book ON WRITING was the one I credit with giving me the kick in the ass I needed to get published. I think it should be required reading for every aspiring writer. I also think his book UNDER THE DOME should
Well…back to life. I had a nice week in Seattle with my brother and his friends. For my next book, I’m hiring my brother to be my publicist. I met more people who had read Deathday in one week than in the last year of publication. It was pretty awesome. I ate a lot, drank