Lets Get Weird: the Lusca

I freaking love sea monsters. I grew up fascinated by the ocean and all the shit we didn't know, all the things that might be down there. I read a lot of Peter Benchley and thought marine biology was the coolest damn thing, and I still do. There's a lot of sea monster horror novels … Continue reading Lets Get Weird: the Lusca

Weekend Writing: 7 steps to writing mental illness

If there's one thing that's ticked me off over the years, its watching novels continually fail to portray mental illness accurately, realistically, and for the sake of character not plot. So, without further ado, here are your seven steps to getting mental illness right in your next story. How did they get here? You better … Continue reading Weekend Writing: 7 steps to writing mental illness

Lets Get Weird: the real life basis of Poltergeist

Alright nerds, sit down and buckle up, its time for our very first installment of Lets Get Weird, where I tell you about some strange folklore, paranormal studies--weird fucking shit that’s happened to me or that I’ve researched for book stuff. Today’s installment is...not the last one. Okay, its a bit of the last one, … Continue reading Lets Get Weird: the real life basis of Poltergeist

2017: The Year Without A Resolution

I don't like resolutions--I never really have. They're one of those things that grate on me, like when people ask where I'll be in five years or when exactly I plan to get a fucking book published.  I have no fucking idea what the year will hold, so I can't really say if I can … Continue reading 2017: The Year Without A Resolution