Finished Mayonnaise Murders Volume 2. Now for the editing…
/ April 30, 2014 0 COMMENTS

  “The lament of the modern author, whose writing must now compete for purchase with every other book, from classics like the Iliad to the newest self-published odyssey, all of which will now be preserved digitally for all time: how do you add to that in any significant way? The answer is to write the book that…

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Is Detroit a dystopian novel?
/ April 23, 2014 0 COMMENTS

And so today’s random question is why would a Detroit writer have any interest in writing science fiction? Because, after all, there is more than enough real world strangeness going on in this city on a regular basis to fill countless volumes stretching from here to the horizon. No not that  horizon, the other one. But,…

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‘What if…?” is the engine powering the best science fiction
/ April 21, 2014 3 COMMENTS

What if? Last night I was once again watching way too much television on a Sunday evening when I saw an advertisement for a BBC series show which I immediately set my DVR to record, “The Real History of Science Fiction.” First of all, I’m an acknowledged sci-fi fanatic, to the point where I should…

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The Mayonnaise Murders Part 2; countdown to completion
/ April 19, 2014 0 COMMENTS

If all goes well – and this is the day I choose to think positive – then my first draft of “The Mayonnaise Murders Part 2” should be finished by the end of this upcoming week. I’ve been doing a pretty good job of keeping to a schedule of writing 2,000 words per day on…

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Die, writer’s block. Just die. Die painful. Die slow. Die now.
/ April 16, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Anyway, about this thing called marketing. Oh, and writer’s block. Stick with me on this. I really hope you’ll excuse the non-literary introduction, but I’m working on getting my post-a-day rhythm back and that was the best sentence I could come up with to break through the blockage. Because this thing is all about consistency,…

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