Kickstart my pirates and ninjas novel!

I've decided to take part in this year's annual 3-Day Novel Contest, but I need your help. It costs $55 to enter, and I plan to WIN, so I've started a Kickstarter campaign to get the necessary funds together and do this right. Want to help? You can donate as little as $1 or as much as $100. There are great Kickstarter rewards for those that pledge $5, $25 or $100 to the fund, so check it out Continue Reading...

Texas: “Surprisingly barren writer state”

According to a recent post on the Publishers Weekly blog, rating each of the United States based on their literary heavyweights, Texas had its proverbial ten-gallon hat handed to it. Here's the quote: "Along with Pennsylvania, Texas is the most surprisingly barren writer state. Who knew?" Pointing to Texas' sole kick-ass writer (Katherine Anne Porter), the post's author (Gabe Habash), gives us Continue Reading...

Black Heart’s NOIR anthology now online

Great news for lovers of crime fiction: Black Heart's NOIR anthology is now online for your downloading pleasure! The first of our new digital issues, The NOIR Anthology features the works of old-schoolers and newcomers to the noir/crime-fiction genre. Packed with 64 pages of short, dark fiction and even shorter (and darker?!) poetry, plus some truly terrific artwork (such as our kick-ass Continue Reading...

Haiku for Haters now available in Kindle format

It's the moment you've all been waiting for: HAIKU FOR HATERS has gone digital. That's right, my 24 painless pages are now available at Amazon.com in Kindle format! And at a mere $2.99 a pop, it won't break your bank account. Unfortunately the sample pages don't actually sample any of the poems (this is not my fault, BTW, as Amazon picks the length of the sample they include, and they Continue Reading...

Wanna buy a vowel? Check out my Etsy store

If you're in the market for some hot vowels — or even a few choice consonants — you'll want to check out my latest offerings via Etsy. The first of these are my "Haiku for Haters" mini-books, which I'm selling for a mere $1 (plus taxes and shipping). Containing 24 pages of original haiku for the haters of the world, these cheeky poems take on the staid world of ancient 5-7-5 Japan. Well Continue Reading...