One Week Til Dream! Holiday Sale!

December 2nd, 2022 Um, hi. I don’t know if you know, but we are exactly ONE WEEK away from your 10th favorite author (that’s me) releasing his 10th book (that’s a little novella I call A Dream of Tin & Eternity) celebrating 10 years of my publishing. If this is the first you’re hearing ofContinue reading “One Week Til Dream! Holiday Sale!”

Eyes on the Ball

November 30th, 2022 One of the most impossible and necessary human properties we can hold is the ability to live in and appreciate any given moment. My friend Steven and I are obsessed with a television show called Westworld. This year, for its fourth season, we even found time to get together every few weeksContinue reading “Eyes on the Ball”

Impossible Dream

November 26th, 2022 I tried several times to NOT write this book. Let me start at the beginning: I wanted to write something to celebrate my tenth year of publishing in 2023. I was trying to think of a way to get all my characters in one place. Let me tell you what I didn’tContinue reading “Impossible Dream”

The Language of Darkness

November 25th, 2022 There’s something you feel when someone ends their own life that feels either unnatural or completely understandable. It’s something I’ve explored a lot, in essays like these, and in fictional characters like Liam, in the book Push, and Axis in The Weirdos. I had the realization that I had said unnatural orContinue reading “The Language of Darkness”

Season of a Thousand Nice Moments

November 19th, 2022 For the last time this season, I get to thank the best community in the universe for being the best. Out of all the exchanges I had today, a unique one stays with me. A woman in her seventies walked by my table. I asked her if she read. She glanced quicklyContinue reading “Season of a Thousand Nice Moments”

To fill or burst, to break or bury, or wear as jewelry

November 18th, 2022 I’m reading a book called The Gift by Lewis Hyde and have a longer essay forthcoming, but I wanted to write a little on it before my last table gig of the year, tomorrow morning at Valley Creek Mall in Woodbury. The Gift is about (spoiler alert, I am so sorry) gifts.Continue reading “To fill or burst, to break or bury, or wear as jewelry”

Twin Cities Con 2022 Recap

November 13th, 2022 “It’s so nice to finally meet you in real life!” There are a thousand thinkpieces out there about how to cure the internet and the problem of being very online; the solution has always been conventions. Being at a convention is a special kind of feeling at home. The amount of kindnessContinue reading “Twin Cities Con 2022 Recap”

Twin Cities Con ’22 Highlight

November 12th, 2022 I’ll do an entire Twin Cities Con weekend recap tomorrow night, but I am exhausted; I’m also exhilarated to be able to do it all over again, one more time, tomorrow. I just wanted to share this photo from one of the two panels I got lucky enough to be a partContinue reading “Twin Cities Con ’22 Highlight”

Twin Cities Con Panel News!

November 11th, 2022 So! Some exciting news! First of all: how are you? Good, or sorry to hear that. Secondly: I’ve been asked to participate in not one, but TWO panels at Twin Cities Con on Saturday! The first is called Creating Believable Pseudo-Science. It’s @ 2 pm in Rm 202. The second is calledContinue reading “Twin Cities Con Panel News!”

Twin Cities Con 2022 This Weekend!!

November 9th, 2022 It’s only a little over 24 hours until Twin Cities Con 2022 begins! I’ll be there ALL weekend to talk my work, your work, nerd stuff, geek things and, if none of that sounds good to you, the weather. That weather. I’ll have all of my books available! I’ll have 20 limitedContinue reading “Twin Cities Con 2022 This Weekend!!”