So, funny thing. Well, not funny ha-ha so much as perhaps-I-shall-laugh-instead-of-cry, but it turns out I have an announcement today that I was hoping would be one thing and is instead another. First—I swear this isn't a joke. April Fools Day is kind of a terrible day to make any sort of serious statement, but … Continue reading Village Fool (or, The Joke Is On Me)
Today is the day! Silas and Dino hit the (digital) shelves of all the various e-tailers out there, and Faux Ho Ho is officially out in the wild! The Blurb: Silas Waite doesn’t want his big-C Conservative Alberta family to know he’s barely making rent. They’d see it as yet another sign that he’s not … Continue reading Faux Ho Ho — Now Available!
Since Faux Ho Ho released on the Bold Strokes Books website yesterday, and last month a fellow author and wonderful friend Marie Bilodeau asked me "are there more Village stories?" when I tweeted about it, it occurred to me I should really try and put all the Village stuff in one place, in case someone … Continue reading Returning to the Village
The other night, Dan came into the living room and said, "Can we put up the Christmas Tree this weekend?" I was more than happy to agree, and while we didn't sit down and think about it, I think our urge to put the tree up so much earlier than usual came from three places. … Continue reading Ornamental
Failing I haven't done a proper writing update much at all this year, as I'm sure both my loyal readers have noticed. To put a fine point on it, the reason is this: 2019 fucking sucked as a writing year for me. And early, that started to feel like failure. Probably back in, say, February, … Continue reading Failing, Losing, Faking It, Self-Rejection, Earning Out, and other “Fun” Things About 2019
I'm not sure there's an author out there who actually enjoys the self-promo part of writing. I always feel guilty, I wince, and it's out of reach of my confidence comfort zone. End result being awkwardness for everyone, which is so my zone, comfort or nay. So, while this is a promotion post, I'm going … Continue reading If You Liked…