Just Write.

Waited a long time to write this. From Bill Cosby to Kevin Spacey, 2017 has been the year of the Silence Breakers. Why did it take so long, we ask. Why didn’t we see this before? How can we prevent this from happening again? None of these are new questions for Hollywood. Bad behavior among creative…

Fledgling Authors Need New Readers

Reddit is walking/talking contradiction in terms. I find it hard sometimes to reconcile the weird and/or dark places it gets to, with the beauty of insights I get on a daily basis. Case in point, read this Bestof post and realized how similar the IndieDev journey is to my journey. He articulates where I want…

Turns Out There’s a Scientific Reason People Dislike Sci-Fi

That’s wild. After many years of sci-fi authors complaining that ‘Hollywood hates sci-fi’ and ‘sci-fi isn’t taken seriously as a genre,’ we now have scientific evidence to support their claims. The Guardian just published this yesterday, and it’s already got my fellow sci-fi authors hopping: In a paper published in the journal Scientific Study of Literature,…

The Only Two Articles on Hollywood Sex Scandals You Need

I love Bryan Cranston. Not only is he a great actor, he’s just a fine man. Intelligent, thoughtful, and extraordinarily talented. I’ve been hanging back during the news cycle, watching to see what happens to Harvey Weinstein. Watching what happens to Corey Feldman. Is this the time? Is this the moment? Will people take this…

New Short Story Out: Planet Ugh

Just published a new short story, bringing the count to seven shorts published in the past year. Planet Ugh was inspired by Youtube comments. The aliens have arrived, and Earth makes first contact. Do they think we’re ready to meet the rest of the universe? Our representative makes his case, but the conversation isn’t going well…

One Guy’s Simple Explanation for the Disney / LA Times Fight

I hate to see friends fight. Like me, you may have been watching the fight between Disney and the Los Angeles Times over journalism, and early-access to Disney projects. It got more interesting yesterday, when the A.V. Club announced they would no longer attend Disney press screenings until the LA Times could. Now look, I…