I haven't been consistent with blogging over the past year, but I am quite proud that I've been consistent with my projects. At the end of February, a short story collection is due to my editor ("Tea & Pelicans, and Other Short Stories"). My brother and I love discovering new short story collections, therefore it … Continue reading Self-publishing 2020
I seriously have too many projects. Here are sketches from a few of them.
Clearly I didn't finish all those scenes/stories before the January 1st. That's okay (I've come to terms that I'm always behind on writing). I had good times with family this December. Now the kids are headed back to school, Anton's back at university, and the adults are all returning to regular workdays. Anton and I … Continue reading Thoughts on the New Year
Heads up, I'm postponing self-publication of "Pemberton Lane and Other Stories." Why? Backstory Time There's this unofficial, totally made-up thing called the I.B. Syndrome* . In high school the I.B. Program was made up of a small cluster of the nerdiest nerds I have ever met. (You know those stereotypes where you have the smart … Continue reading Change of Plans
One week after spring finals, I begin my last semester of grad school (WOOOOOOO yeeeeaaaaah!! AHAHAHA, oh FINALLY!!!). It makes me happy. The LAST Semester A couple of writing goals will be met these next 3-ish months: First, it might seem like Villainy (science fiction - involves space travel) left for a solo trip … Continue reading In Transition
That took way longer than I thought it would but the actual publishing process with KDP was so easy, I felt like I was doing it wrong. Thus concludes my first attempt at an illustrated story! About "Night Zoo" Midnight at the Gate: Phantasy Night Zoo, Vol. I will be one of a dozen or … Continue reading Beyond the Night Zoo
Working Title: The Imaginary Night Zoo Official Title: Phantasy Night Zoo How I've Previously Introduced the Series: "A legend surrounds the hedge maze and animal statues of the Maye Botanical Garden. On new moons, the statues climb from their pedestals and are managed by a man in a top hat. The man is the zookeeper and the garden his zoo." … Continue reading UPDATE: Graphic Novel, Vol. 1