World

My posts about the wider world.

Daikaiju Attack – Episode 4

Daikaiju Attack – Episode 4

July 25, 2013 No Comments »

This is the fourth part of a serialized giant monster story published in weekly installments on this site. Tune in every week! Click here to read the first part. Click here... Read More »

5 Kaiju Films for Pacific Rim Fans

5 Kaiju Films for Pacific Rim Fans

July 17, 2013 No Comments »

Read DAIKAIJU ATTACK for FREE by clicking here! Fans of Pacific Rim may not be may not be aware that kaiju (sometimes also called daikaiju) have been around for more than 50 years.  Kaiju loosely translates... Read More »

Big Deal – Bundle of Holding

Big Deal – Bundle of Holding

February 24, 2013 No Comments »

I’m both proud and excited to be a part of the Bundle of Holding kickoff. What is the Bundle of Holding?  It’s a set of really cool e-books by authors... Read More »

Theater Undreground: Doubting Thomason – Review

Theater Undreground: Doubting Thomason – Review

January 26, 2013 No Comments »

It’s nice to have Theater Undreground back.  It’s been too long (well over a year) since they last brought their edgy irreverence to Richmond, IL.  It was a cold night both outside... Read More »

9 Stress-Busting Black Friday Shopping Tips

9 Stress-Busting Black Friday Shopping Tips

November 22, 2012 No Comments »

I decided to compile the 5 Handy Tips and the 4 Bonus Tips I’d posted from the last 2 years into one handy column.  And it starts … Right Now!... Read More »

Across the Street & Three Houses Down – Kansasville Plane Crash – September 9, 2012

Across the Street & Three Houses Down – Kansasville Plane Crash – September 9, 2012

September 11, 2012 No Comments »

A strange and scary shadow of 9/11 crossed our path over the weekend.  I was working in my basement studio Sunday morning, when a small airplane fell out of the... Read More »

STEAM NATIONS Busting Out All Over!

STEAM NATIONS Busting Out All Over!

June 25, 2012 No Comments »

No sooner has my free Crimson promotion ended than I’ve got another treat for you — not one but two steampunk stories from my Steam Nations setting.  (Also known as... Read More »

Jonathan Frid, the Real Barnabas Collins – A Tribute

Jonathan Frid, the Real Barnabas Collins – A Tribute

April 19, 2012 3 Comments »

One of my heroes died today, Jonathan Frid, a.k.a. Barnabas Collins, the vampire with a soul.  Actually, and fittingly for a horror icon, he died on Friday the 13th (of... Read More »

In Memorium: Too Many Fallen Friends

In Memorium: Too Many Fallen Friends

February 6, 2012 11 Comments »

“Here’s a song to those who are gone with never a reason why.” — Phil Ochs January 2012 was a really rough month. Aalandria Holly Edmonds was a new friend... Read More »

Blacked Out to Protest SOPA/PIPA

January 17, 2012 No Comments »

“Imagine a world without free knowledge…” the Wikipedia blackout page begins. In solidarity with the other protests, I will not be interacting online for the day of Wednesday, January 18,... Read More »