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I update the blog as much as I can. I'm writing, you know.

The Selfie Partners go to ComicFest!

The Selfie Partners go to ComicFest!

My selfie partner and good friend, Stephanie Wytovich, will be joining me for a killer event on Halloween weekend! We’ll be taking part in Halloween ComicFest at Alter Ego Comics in my hometown of Lima, Ohio. We’ll be signing books from noon to 2pm on…

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Resources for Younger Speculative Poets

Resources for Younger Speculative Poets

I just finished up teaching speculative poetry at the Thurber House for their annual summer camp for young writers. I had a blast talking about robots, superheroes and aliens with these great kids for the past three weeks. These speculative poets were eager to learn…

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Poetry Post-Mortem “Cereal Serial”

Poetry Post-Mortem “Cereal Serial”

Welcome to the next installment of Poetry Post-Mortem. People commonly ask writers and poets where we get our ideas. Usually, it’s a pretty convoluted process and my personal answer is usually a shrug and an adamant “I dunno.” But, occasionally… rarely… I can actually give an…

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Poetry Post-Mortem “Notes on Ordering a Deathbot by Mail”

Poetry Post-Mortem “Notes on Ordering a Deathbot by Mail”

Welcome to my first Poetry Post-Mortem. I figured National Poetry Month would be a good time to give this a try. People commonly ask writers and poets where we get our ideas. Usually, it’s a pretty convoluted process and my personal answer is usually a…

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Launch Day! 

Launch Day! 

  Today is launch day for Underwater Fistfight! This awesome review was a nice surprise for launch: Shotgun Logic was tremendously kind.  Thanks to everyone who made this book happen! 

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Con Report: Cleveland ConCoction

Con Report: Cleveland ConCoction

As an author, I try to choose the conventions I attend wisely. I do as many as I can close to home (partly to save money), but branching out to new ones, or choosing to travel a good distance to one I like, takes some thought. I…

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Poetry of the Weird and Wonderful

Poetry of the Weird and Wonderful

Let’s celebrate National Poetry Month by talking about speculative poetry, writing some of it and reading it out loud for everyone to hear! And treats. You have to have snacks when you’re creating new stuff, right? Join me on April 16 from 2-4 for Poetry of…

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What’s That Supposed to Mean?

What’s That Supposed to Mean?

I’m thrilled we were finally able to show off the cover of Underwater Fistfight this week. It’s a fun collection and I enjoyed getting it ready for print. But… What’s the deal with that title? Well, I love movies and the poems in this collection…

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Poetry Month-Influence #2

Poetry Month-Influence #2

April is Poetry Month and whether you know it or not, I’ve had quite a bit of poetry published over the last few years. I’m still writing poetry, but focusing more on my novels. For the month of April, I’d want to introduce you to…

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Poetry Month-Influence #1

Poetry Month-Influence #1

April is Poetry Month and whether you know it or not, I’ve had quite a bit of poetry published over the last few years. I’m still writing poetry, but focusing more on my novels. For the month of April, I’d want to introduce you to…

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