Monthly Archives: April 2012

TV, Writing, Stuff!

TV! Glad to see MadMen is back to its usual strong form. Two weak episodes gave way to some of the best writing on the show. Hope the trajectory continues. Game of Thrones: I pity the fool who hasn’t read … Continue reading

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One of Those Days

Three weird things about today 1. My shoulder hurts from too much exercise. That is a first. Feels just like RSD from too much writing, but on the wrong arm.  2. Realized I’m really tired of fiction that has no … Continue reading

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Three Quick Things

My story “Blood that Burns so Bright” made the honorable mentions list for Ellen Datlow’s annual best of horror anthology. Huzzah! Three reasons my reading life is better than yours: I just read three killer stories from CL Moore (“Black … Continue reading

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No Shirt, No Shoes, No Pulitzer? No Problem!

No Pulitzer for fiction, huh? You know why? Because THE MAN didn’t have the guts to read DEATH MATCH! Don’t be like THE MAN! Buy DEATH MATCH today!http://www.amazon.com/Death-Match-Battersea-Wrestling-ebook/dp/B005IGX7OW

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Books for the Old New Writer

When I was starting out as a writer, I was hungry for an info on how to  do it. There were a bunch of books, usually expensive hardcovers from Writer’s Digest, memoirs and others assorted pieces. You could find them … Continue reading

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Changing the Game

Not sure what to say on this topic, as I’m still figuring things out. But I ditched the novel I was writing. Couldn’t find the magic in the story. In places, yes, but not in the over all game. So, … Continue reading

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Read “Rikidōzan and the San Diego Swerve Job” for Free!

Wanna read the short story that came in second for the Friends of Merril contest? Wanna read a tale of racism and wrestling? Wanna learn the secret history of Japan’s greatest pro wrestler? Then check out, “Rikidōzan and the San Diego … Continue reading

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