Find Your Definition of Success (Things I’d Wish I’d Known)

So I was going to do a post about Dayjobs, but things have kind of segued into something that should probably come first. We’ll start basic and go nitty gritty later on. You’ve decided you want to work in the arts. Yay, you! Welcome! It’s going to be a wild ride, however you decide to … More Find Your Definition of Success (Things I’d Wish I’d Known)

Southern Haunts 3: An interview with Alexander S. Brown

It’s blog tour time! Today I have an interview with not only a fantastic editor and author, but one of my favorite people and podcasting co-host. But first, ze book. Amazon           B&N Genres/Subgenres: Horror, Short Story, Paranormal, Occult, Folklore/Southern Regional Deep within the South, read about the magickal folk who … More Southern Haunts 3: An interview with Alexander S. Brown

Permission Granted

I want to get back to talking about writing and creation specifics off and on. I get that I may not have as much credentials as Stephen King or JK Rowling, but at the same time, sometimes I think it helps to hear what people are dealing with and their take on different parts of … More Permission Granted

Dr. Feelgood or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Crue

So we all know I’m a music fan. I was fortunate enough to get to see Alice Cooper and Mötley Crüe earlier in the summer. In a nutshell: an amazing show. It also apparently unleashed my creative side in terrifying new ways. It also got me thinking. I live a lot of different types of … More Dr. Feelgood or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Crue

Prose: Ideas Abound

More of a casual essay, this piece is also included in Lost in the Shadows. People brushing off art or their own possibility by claiming they’re not creative has always bothered me. I don’t get that thought process – you’re breathing, you’re thinking, you can have ideas. I’ve also never quite got the process of … More Prose: Ideas Abound