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PRODUCTIVITY and JUGGLING WRITING, FAIRWOOD, GRADING, LIFE

As I write this, two weeks remain in the school year. As a high school English teacher, this can turn out to be a busy time. For example, I have about 35 creative writing students finishing up short stories, and they’re due at the end of this week, because seniors are done then, graduating on Saturday. It means a […]

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FIRST READER DRAFT & PROCESS

A few days ago I finished a 3rd draft of The Ultra Big Sleep, the sequel to The Ultra Thin Man. With this book I’ve been able to highlight some of the milestones in its creation, whereas the first novel was sold and on its way by the time this webpage came into existence. This new […]

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PAPERBACK PALPITATIONS

First: Has it really been THAT long since I posted last? Yeesh. Must. Do. Better. This quick note explains that the trade paperback edition of The Ultra Thin Man will be out on July 28! It’s already up on sites for preorder, such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble.com, sans cover art. I’m looking forward to […]

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