Don’t Steal my Book! (or do, I’m fairly non-committal on the subject)

Over the years I've spent as an author trying to make my way in the world of publishing, I've spent quite a lot of time trying to keep up on the current topics being discussed by those in the publishing industry.  The themes tend to stay pretty much the same year in and year out, …

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Saying Goodbye

This past week marked the final days of a very special friend and family member, Chuck Tomkovick.  Although I didn't know him nearly as much as I had wished, I still feel as though the time I spent with him while he was still around was something rather special. He was the kind of guy …

Adventures with Ollie

One of the greatest things about being a father is the fact that you have the opportunity to relive your own childhood in an attempt to introduce your children to all of the things you used to love as a child.  As has been seen here previously, I do this a lot.  From superheroes to …

Hoodoo Voodoo and Me

There are so many different religions in this world, so many different theories regarding how it all began, or, more importantly, how we relate to the land we live on. Growing up in the Southeast of the US, I found myself surrounded by so many different aspects of these cultures that grow out of these …

Apocalypse When?

I've always found myself very interested in the idea of a global catastrophe, something in which the majority of humanity has disappeared and the few people left are stuck struggling to survive with barely even the basic necessities.  It's why I've always enjoyed the zombie genre. Perhaps it's to do with my social awkwardness in …