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I Write Multi-POV Stories Because the Alternative Confuses and Frightens Me

Here's a thing: I've never written a novel from a single character's point of view. It has been twenty...

Sep 16 · 4 min read >

We Are Legion (We Are Bob) by Dennis E. Taylor: The Sarcastiqui Review

I mentioned in a previous Thursday Roundup that I had started reading We Are Legion (We Are Bob) by...

Sep 14 · 2 min read >

I’m Thinking of Watching I’m Thinking of Ending Things Again

In a year when everything is terrible (pandemic, Trump, white nationalists) and nothing is living up to expectations (Bill...

Sep 9 · 2 min read >

Diving head first into the shallow pool of Amazon Advertising

I independently published my first book in 2004, and since then, I've tried all sorts of services and gimmicks...

Aug 28 · 7 min read >

Thursday Roundup 8/20

In today's Thursday Roundup, we look at the things keeping me from falling too deeply into the soft arms...

Aug 20 · 3 min read >

I’m not good at graphic design, and here’s more proof

On paper, the idea of a book trailer makes sense. So much of what we consume on the webernets...

Aug 19 · 1 min read >

Come Closer by Sara Gran: The Sarcastiqui Review

I was doom-scrolling Twitter the other day and like a sudden ray of light through a storm, I saw...

Aug 17 · 1 min read >

But if you’ve got a finskie, won’t you lay your money down?

Everyone's got a side hustle, and mine is writing dystopian cyber-thrillers loosely based on my experiences as a teenage...

Aug 15 · 35 sec read >

Conversations With Matador

Scene: Kitchen at sunrise. Smell of bread warming in the toaster. Rebecca Black’s “Friday” playing un-ironically on the Amazon...

Aug 14 · 22 sec read >

Flashes from the Verse: Anjali Will See You Now

There had been rumors about VNet circulating around the message boards and chat rooms, stories about a virtual world...

Aug 12 · 8 min read >