The myth of sentimentality

Posted in DIY, Stories
the myth of sentimentality picture

I’m not a sentimental man.

As a grown man, I’ve only sobbed twice, both times because of sentimentality. (And I mean, bawled, snot dripping from my nose, hiccuping with gasping breaths, falling to the ground and pounding the floor crying.)

But I realized there’s no such thing as sentimentality.

You with me?

Lemme tell you why.

But first, some background. Read more »

And the winner is…

Posted in Stories
winner of The Nexus Has Fallen giveaway

I know ya’ll have been holding your breath. The moment has arrived….

The winner of the “get my name forever emblazoned in a totally awesome scifi book and get a free audiobook in the process” contest is….

Sondra Richards!

Your name has replaced a character in my book. (Hint: your character may have an advanced degree 🙂 )

Woot woot!

For the rest of you, I hope you enjoyed the audiobook. And for those who missed the drawing, no worries; the audiobook is still available (you just have to join my mailing list below). Also, other immortalizing opportunities will be available for you readers and The Nexus Has Fallen (and beyond).

No regular blog post this week. We’re in the process of packing a trailer to move to NJ! Hopefully, we’ll be squared away for next week.

Peace out!

#mc_embed_signup{clear:left; margin-left: 50px;} /* Add your own MailChimp form style overrides in your site stylesheet or in this style block. We recommend moving this block and the preceding CSS link to the HEAD of your HTML file. */
Join me on the path to the good life, and receive a free audiobook. Stories

Free audiobook and giveaway

Posted in Stories

Alright, here’s the deal. Did I ever tell you I want to be famous? Well, okay, so that’s not true. I’m a bit of an introvert and would hate to don a disguise just to go to the grocery store. But I do want my words to be read from across the globe. I want to know that what I’ve written has inspired others to be better, to work harder, to live closer to the contented life.

And, my work of works, the consummation of my rhetorical genius, the ultimum effectum of awesomeness will be revealed in just a few short months.

The time has nearly come–the crowning accomplishment of four years worth of non-too-few hundred hours of hammering at a keyboard, the result of countless tears and head-banging. Read more »

When you lack the emotional resources…

Posted in Stories
lacking in emotional resources

I’m too busy to write this post.

Like, seriously.

I’ve got too many YouTube videos to watch. I’ve got too many political articles to read. I’ve got too many dollar theater movies to see. I’ve got Facebook feeds to follow, instagram pictures to like, and Netflix series’ to binge watch.

So, obviously I’m too busy.

Right. Read more »