Building an Afterlife

June 4th, 2022 I’m writing this while my human blood is still mostly replaced with coffee, so I hope it’s coherent. A giant hug and a supermassive thank you to the kind souls who came out to support me today; I don’t know what I did in dreams or a previous life to get youContinue reading “Building an Afterlife”

Stranger Things 4

May 30th, 2022 Stranger Things 4 is a masterpiece. It is one of the best-ever examples of genre storytelling, and how it can explore complex emotional and psychological ideas that traditional storytelling just can’t. It’s both affirming and inspirational, for a person like me. I will absolutely spoil nothing here, but I do want toContinue reading “Stranger Things 4”

a small word

March 23rd, 2022 Last night, I got to take part in a really special interview/conversation (hopefully I can share details soon!). The fun part of interviews is that it doesn’t matter how much you prepare; you don’t know what someone is going to ask you, and you never know what you’re going to say untilContinue reading “a small word”

i made this for your fridge

March 10th, 2022 I’m a firm believer that when I have feelings while I’m creating something that it will hold those feelings and then give them to the person who experiences the art. From my personal interactions, this seems to be true. I’ve had people reach out after reading something and say, “When I gotContinue reading “i made this for your fridge”

Fire & Ice Is a Renewable Resource!

March 9th, 2022 DID YOU KNOW? For less than the price of half a tank of gas, you can support my work and get my upcoming books? PLUS: my books can not only take you to new locations, but they can transport you through time! How’s that for fuel efficient? DID YOU ALSO KNOW? OneContinue reading “Fire & Ice Is a Renewable Resource!”

Don’t You Forget About Me

January 31st, 2022 Nobody likes to think about it, but at least once a day, someone criticizes you. For every book you adore, film you love, television show you’re obsessed with, work of art that inspires you, there are people out there who will tell you why it is bad. Cynicism, though, is a fad.Continue reading “Don’t You Forget About Me”

Dennis Book Club

January 16th, 2022 Today, at work, some of my co-workers, organically, spontaneously, decided to choose one of my books and started a book club around it. It was one of the neatest, sweetest things I have ever, as a writer, watched unfold around me, and I literally did nothing to make it happen. But IContinue reading “Dennis Book Club”

inspo facto

December 23rd, 2021 As every year ends, we tend to curl up in our chair, stare out the window, and reflect on who we are, where we’ve been, and what the hell we’re even doing. That is definitely what I’m doing right now. As I learn more and more about people who make an actualContinue reading “inspo facto”

float on

October 8th, 2021 It’s spooky season, so it’s finally appropriate that everything feels so ephemeral to me. Sometimes loss feels like weight, but lately it has felt like nothing at all, smoke that used to be wood that you realize you never could have actually carried forever. That scares me. When I was young, IContinue reading “float on”

Twin Cities Con Report 2021

October 3rd, 2021 Get your splatterguard for this post because a lot of heart and guts are heading your way. First and foremost: the warmest and fuzziest hugs to the organizers and volunteers of Twin Cities Con. It’s no secret that our community was cautious of a new convention coming to town; in a way,Continue reading “Twin Cities Con Report 2021”