Permission to Breathe

February 23rd, 2021 Despite everything, there is something magical about that first inhale of near-spring air after a seemingly infinite span of bitter cold. I’m not a person who believes that suffering makes a human better. I think that I will always struggle to varying degrees from the pain that I’ve been through and theContinue reading “Permission to Breathe”

Happy Whatever You Celebrate Sale!!

November 25th, 2020 Hello, friends. I want to start this post by acknowledging how hard this year has been for so many people, myself included. Material things feel stupid right now, but they can also be essential, so I’m doing something that’s difficult for independent writers and artists to do just because I want toContinue reading “Happy Whatever You Celebrate Sale!!”

Bee The Difference

November 24th, 2020 Do you know the difference between a wasp and a bee? It started as something simple but substantial. Basically, wasps are carnivores. A long, long time ago, a wasp woke up and decided to try out a vegetarian diet. It found that plants could not only supply all the nutrients it needed,Continue reading “Bee The Difference”

Theia’s First Amazon Review

November 19th, 2020 So, Theia just got its first Amazon review, and it is hands down one the best reviews I have ever been on the receiving end of in my life. It comes from one of my longest supporters (for real, I can’t remember a time when I was making anything and she wasn’tContinue reading “Theia’s First Amazon Review”

Brushfire: Coming 2021

November 14th, 2020 Even though I’m exhausted and anxious and just not having the best year, I am also excited and pleased to announce my next project, my first all-ages graphic novel — Brushfire. This story has been a long, long time coming. It started when I was a kid. I loved a lot ofContinue reading “Brushfire: Coming 2021”

Silver Linings My-Books

November 8th, 2020 2020 has seen a lot of dang clouds, but there are always silver linings to be found. I managed to release two works this year, and both The Weirdos: Volume I and Theia are official contenders in the 2020 Minnesota Book Awards. The Weirdos is a graphic novel about a collection ofContinue reading “Silver Linings My-Books”

O, Nostalgia

November 6th, 2020 Nostalgia is a powerful thing. It can transport you through time and space. It can trap you in pocket dimensions made of moments. It builds worlds from smells and sounds and feelings you had never felt before or since. I’m the kind of person who can feel nostalgia before it happens, whileContinue reading “O, Nostalgia”

Theia Rising

September 18th, 2020 I have some Theia news! – If you pre-ordered a Limited Edition First Edition Paperback through my website, they are in production and will be arriving between September 25th and October 2nd! All the First Editions will be shipped with an exclusive bookmark, as well! – For the first time ever, youContinue reading “Theia Rising”

Foreword

September 3rd, 2020 In case you missed it: I surprise dropped a brand new book on Tuesday called Theia. You can get a digital copy for free on my website [dennisvogen.com] or $4.99 on Amazon. You also have until September 14th to order one of a very limited number of paperback editions I will beContinue reading “Foreword”

Theia

September 1st, 2020 It has been a wild few weeks, and it’s all led up to this. I’m happy to announce that I’ve completed my fourth novella, Theia. To outdo myself, I’m also ecstatic to announce that it is available RIGHT NOW. That’s right: I just surprise dropped a brand new book. This is BeyonceContinue reading “Theia”