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Booze and Writing

Booze and Writing

My Dearest Fellow Conspirators, I’m pretty sure every writer is familiar with Hemingway’s advice to, “Write drunk, and edit sober.” Apparently, Hemingway never said that. But that’s not my point. Instead, I thought I’d look at the phrase as the metaphor it is and...
Academy of the Apocalypse

Academy of the Apocalypse

My Dearest Fellow Conspirators, Well, Terminus, the final book of the nine-book Conspiracy Chronicles is finished, published, and up for sale! (It’s weird to think of the books as being “for sale.” I feel like once you buy them, I’m never going to see them again. And...
Fantastic Fantasy

Fantastic Fantasy

My Dearest Fellow Conspirators, These are strange times. People keep cracking jokes about how dystopian authors don’t have to use their imagination anymore because we’re living in the very world we’ve always written about.  There’s some truth to...
Accent Discontent and the Inflection Connection

Accent Discontent and the Inflection Connection

My Dearest Fellow Conspirators, There are certain stereotypes associated with certain groups. The English are stereotyped by Americans as being a little aloof, a little uptight, and a little dedicated to dropping their “h’s.” I’m a writer. It’s not my place to say...
Author Interview

Author Interview

My Dearest Fellow Conspirators, This isn’t really a blog. But it is (I hope) an informative, behind-the-scenes look at some of what my writing and I are all about. Esther Rabbit — writer, blogger, and educator — conducted an interview with me (see...