Tag Archives: Writing

Music For Writing Desks

I’m currently working on a nasty horror short story for my friend Jarret Keene’s upcoming anthology of Las Vegas horror stories. When I write, I listen to music; generally instrumental stuff. When I’m doing horror, I tend to listen to … Continue reading

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So I was reading this interview with the lovely and talented Miss Amanda Palmer, and some of what she says made me think of the commentary on the music industry I wrote for Mperia, back in the day — specifically, … Continue reading

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Trinity Panorama

A panoramic shot of the Trinity nuclear test site from the 2006 trip chronicled in “Dark Miracle“. Click to download the really big version. Listen

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Decimus Tullius swears a lot.

“You are not fucking scouts,” Decimus Tullius shouts into the bruised face of Lucius Pontius on the day they report to him for duty. “You are surveyors. You look at trees, not soldiers. If you do see the enemy, you … Continue reading

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"Dark Miracle" in Coilhouse Issue 2!

I thought y’all would like to know that my Trinity piece, “Dark Miracle“, is actually seeing print, in Issue #2 of the fabulous magazine Coilhouse, available now! I haven’t gotten my contributor’s copy yet, but the little bits of proofing … Continue reading

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Sam Cooke @ Daily Mojo

I’ve written an appreciation of Sam Cooke, with some MP3s, over on the Daily Mojo. Please do check it out, as I think it’s a good piece. And if you don’t know Sam Cooke, check it out immediately. You’ll thank … Continue reading

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Top Five Christmas Rock Moments

I put my Top Five Christmas Rock Moments up over at the Daily Mojo, if you’re curious. Listen

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This Week: Guest Column In CityLife

I’ve written a guest column for CityLife this week, about Las Vegas’s Towbin Hummer dealership transforming into Towbin Smart (and Vespa). Don’t read it if you drive a Humvee; it’s just gonna piss you off. Listen

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Question about admiralty law

I’m writing a story, and I can’t seem to find an answer to this question, and I’m hoping one of you might be able to help me. (Joe? Alex?) A murder is committed on an American ship in international waters. … Continue reading

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Playing it by ear: a short interview with Jack Womack

Jack Womack is one of speculative fiction’s secret treasures. His 1995 novel Random Acts Of Senseless Violence is one of the most remarkable and emotionally affecting works I’ve ever read and the seed of my thinking about the whole Grim … Continue reading

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