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The Spooky Writer’s Planner in Use

Last year, I decided it was time to finally make myself a planner that encompassed all the calendar pages, charts, and spreadsheets that I needed to keep charging forward as an author. I approached my friend, horror author Emerian Rich, … Continue reading

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My Name Is

My mother was a librarian, so I grew up surrounded by books. I used to like to accompany her to each new library to which she was assigned. Once she showed me where the science fiction shelf was, I’d sit … Continue reading

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Trance for Creativity

I was at a sleepover in elementary school when one of my friends suggested we do “light as a feather, stiff as a board.” One of us would sit in a big heavy dining room chair while the hostess stood … Continue reading

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400 Days

The last time I left my house for more than a moment was February 23, 2020. When the San Francisco Indie UnCon finished at the Holiday Inn on the edge of Chinatown, I was already coming down with the bad … Continue reading

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Settings from the As Above, So Below Books, Annotated

My co-writer Brian Thomas moved to LA in the early 90s to find work in the film industry. He worked behind the scenes on films from The Wizard of Space and Time to Army of Darkness (Evil Dead 3), then … Continue reading

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