Greetings from a basement out here in the middle of Minnesota. I trust and hope this missive finds you and yours doing well, and remaining ever hearty and hale. Audrey and the kids are over in Wisconsin visiting her folks, so it’s just me and the animals for the weekend. Last night was the final … Continue reading The Final Curtain
Niner For a Heart of Gold
Greetings from a basement out here in the middle of Minnesota! Hope this missive finds you doing well, friends, and feeling hearty and hale. ‘Twas a pretty solid Sabbath. For the first time in a long time George slept in his own bed by himself all night long. I’d made a bed on the floor … Continue reading Niner For a Heart of Gold
July Reads: Sal and Gabi Fix the Universe by Carlos Hernandez
May Reads: Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi
February/March Read: A Spindle Splintered by Alix E. Harrow
P. Djeli Clark’s A Master of Djinn 🧞
On Surf Ninjas: Lessons Learned From Bad 90s Cinema
I feel like an Iggy in a Surf Ninja movie, waxing my board rather than climbing on and carving some waves. I talk a good game, and do just enough to convince myself I'm doing good work [...] Can't rightly be a writer if I don't actually write, can I?
Night Drive by Manuel Gonzales
Saturday evening, for the most part, is pizza night in the ol’ Purdy abode, and last weekend I must’ve ingested the right amount of cheese and peppers and green olives to make for one of most bizarre dreams I’ve ever experienced (that I can remember). I was staying in a mansion of the Xavier Institute … Continue reading Strange Dreams
Launching a Gumroad Page: “Rests Like a Bastard Sword”
I've also taken the time today to set up a Gumroad page as a landing spot of sorts for independently publishing and selling some of the stories I'm working on. The first piece is a just-a-hair-past-nano piece of short fiction, "Rests Like a Bastard Sword," from my Short as Fictober 2019 endeavor.