Writers Don’t Have to Drink

Writers Don’t Have to Drink

Mr. Donovan and I met in an MFA creative writing program. The majority of the students drank heavily, did drugs, or both, and a couple of the faculty members drank a lot, too (which at least one of their colleagues brought up as an excuse … Continue Reading →
Master List of Ways to Describe Anger

Master List of Ways to Describe Anger

Sometimes I think of things I wish I’d added to my Master Lists for Writers book. I’ll probably release a new edition someday, but in the meantime, I just put them on the blog. When I was writing The Phoenix Codex, I sometimes took way … Continue Reading →
The 5 Worst Kinds of Amazon Reviews

The 5 Worst Kinds of Amazon Reviews

My latest novel The Phoenix Codex released late last October. It hasn’t gotten a ton of Amazon reviews, but I appreciate every one. And I’ve been very lucky with them so far. I don’t say “lucky” out of false modesty. I think it’s a good … Continue Reading →