August Update

Hard to believe, but the summer is already waning. (Or, as the Starks say, winter is coming.) It’s been a long last year-and-a-half, but for some reason this summer has flown by…in some ways. In others, it feels like an entire lifetime has been lived in but three months. I have a few blog postContinue reading “August Update”

Joshua Palmatier talks Short Story Anthologies, Writing, and Zombies Need Brains

Tomorrow marks the release of THE MODERN DEITY’S GUIDE TO SURVIVING HUMANITY, along with its two sister anthologies, DERELICT and WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE. To mark the occasion, I sat down with Joshua Palmatier, founder and editor of Zombies Need Brains, to talk about the short story anthology format, writing craft, and what goes into buildingContinue reading “Joshua Palmatier talks Short Story Anthologies, Writing, and Zombies Need Brains”

Tips for #PitMad Success

It’s that time again: #PitMad is fast approaching. If you’re not familiar, PitMad is a writing pitch party on Twitter. The premise is simple: for a whirlwind 12 hours, writers seeking publication or representation from an agent post tweets pitching their books…and if an agent or acquisitions editor “hearts” the pitch, it’s an invitation forContinue reading “Tips for #PitMad Success”

Modern Deity Release Date!!

I got the good word yesterday that The Modern Deity‚Äôs Guide to Surviving Humanity officially has a release date! The book is coming out on July 15th, alongside its two sister anthologies, Derelict and When Worlds Collide. Each one features upwards of 14 short stories from a fantastic roster of science fiction and fantasy authors.Continue reading “Modern Deity Release Date!!”

The Teotl of Gaming

The news is out! My short story “The Teotl of Gaming” is going to be published this summer, as part of an anthology called THE MODERN DEITY’S GUIDE TO SURVIVING HUMANITY. The anthology is being published by the indie press Zombies Need Brains, and contains 15 fantastic stories by sci-fi and fantasy authors exploring howContinue reading “The Teotl of Gaming”