Once, there was a writer who’d completed his first novel. It was decent. It was ready to go out, or… Read more Why Backups are Important
I hate when someone’s mad at me because I did something wrong. I mean, we probably all do, right? But you… Read more A Different Kind of Brain Weasel
On Fridays, I allow a few minutes for students to ask me any kind of question they wish. Sometimes they… Read more The Ups and Downs of my “Stage Presence”
Shortly before I moved to Sacramento, my dad gave me brand-new cowboy boots and a cowboy hat, which I wore… Read more Reclaiming My Self
I had kind of a meltdown last night. More on that later, but first, let’s do the categories… Work Work… Read more How’s Michael Doing? Some Good, Some Bad.
Rewrite Work proceeds. I was done with chapter one’s rewrite, but then something occurred to me and I had to… Read more Rewrite, Work, Home
I’m still working on things, but not as a primary activity. I just have too much going on right now:… Read more Fiction is Taking a Back Seat. Dammit.
I’m stressed out. Others notice it, too. Some think it’s because of my job. They’re not entirely wrong, but they’re… Read more Stressed Out and Hating It
Or, How Doctors Like to Scare the Shit Out of You. So last Saturday, I had a pleasant enough day. I… Read more ER Visit and Attendant Life Changes
So I saw The Dark Tower, and… I guess I’m not sure why so many people seem to hate it. Caveat:… Read more The Dark Tower Movie: Not as Bad as I Feared