I have a reporter friend . . . well, more of an acquaintance, but if I saw him in public I'd say hello and probably ask if he wanted to grab a cup of coffee if he wasn't busy at the moment. Anyway, I know this reporter who writes about the community here in Nashville … Continue reading One Paycheck Away From Homelessness
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mediapsychmarti/ms-x/ Click here for the Ms. X Kickstarter In the middle of a mercury retrograde, no less. How's that for fearless? Those of you who read my blog (all three of you . . . hi guys!) know that I've been working on a science fiction novel for a couple of years. It's called … Continue reading Hooray! I launched a Kickstarter!
I'm launching a Kickstarter for this bad boy in a few weeks, (there, I said it so I have to do it now) so I thought I'd publish the updated version of the first section of Ms. X. I'm getting some great feedback from people on this . . . many thanks! Follow me here, or FB, … Continue reading Ms. X . . . Section One
It’s a beautiful thing. The base is black and shines like glass. It might be glass, or some sort of shiny ceramic glaze. The black base sits on several rings of antique gold, and the arm extends up in more swoops and swirls of antique gold. Do you call the upright part of a lamp … Continue reading The Lamp
No, it's not finished yet. But I am almost done. I'm over 51,000 words at the moment, and happily climbing. THIS IS NOT THE BEGINNING OF THE BOOK. THERE ARE SPOILERS HERE. But not major ones. I just thought it'd be fun for you guys to read a section after Raney got her powers. And … Continue reading Angel Down – A Section from My Book, Ms. X
I am the nighttime desk manager at an art school. My exact job description is "Herding Cats." There is not a support staff here at night, so any problems that arise with students or teachers or stalkers or half-naked crazy people screaming in the parking lot, I get to handle by myself. (Yes, the half-naked … Continue reading Work Email
This started out as a Facebook post, but I decided to post it over here instead. So I've just started binge-watching a new show, and I'm obsessed with the theme song. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ledHVF1ZtDI The music for the entire show is spectacular, and it's composed by my favorite Hollywood composer, Bear McCreary. A few years ago, I … Continue reading I Despise Bagpipes