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Why Bother?

There's not a day that goes by when I don't ask myself this question. Here is my attempt to answer that question, both for myself and for you.

Six months ago, I quit a perfectly decent well-paying job at one of the “Big Four” firms in America to write cyberpunk fiction novels.  And there’s not a day that goes by where I don’t ask myself “Why do I even fucking bother?” This morning, I decided to try to figure that out, because honestly, […]

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Marlowe Kana Volume 4 Manuscript is Done...

And boy, do I have a lot of feelings.

“How do you feel?” I think it’s instinctual for people to ask that question when you tell them you’ve just finished a big project. And I’ve been asked it a dozen or so times since I put the last period on the last sentence of the Marlowe Kana Volume 4 manuscript. And in every single […]

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What is Authenticity in a Post-Authentic World?

What even is selling out anyway?

What even is selling out?

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The Beautiful Struggle Of The 90 Day Challenge

90 days is all it takes to prove that you can do anything you put your mind to. It's not easy, but it's worth it.

90 days is all it takes to prove that you can do anything you put your mind to. It’s not easy, but it’s worth it.

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On Writing, Part 3: The Breakthrough Moment™

It took months to start, but I've finally started. And that's a great thing.

BREAKTHROUGH!

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On Writing, Part 2: Why I Deleted An Entire Book And Started Over

Sometimes doing your best means doing it over.

When something’s done, let it be done and move on — but don’t call anything done until you know it’s the best you can do. 

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On Writing, Part 1: "What, You Start With Your Final Draft?"

Starting sucks... But it's the only way to get to the end.

Starting sucks… But it’s the only way to get to the end.

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MKULTRA, Semantic Change, and how writers should use words

Which is worse: using a word correctly but not how people understand it, or using a word the way people understand it and being incorrect?

Which is worse: using a word correctly but not how people understand it, or using a word the way people understand it and being incorrect?

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Okay, Let's Do This Patreon Thing!

I created a Patreon, and I'm excited to get your feedback on it before the go-live date of May 1! And if you sign up early, you get a free book!

I created a Patreon, and I’m excited to get your feedback on it before the go-live date of May 1! And if you sign up early, you get a free book!

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Want To Fail At Your Goals Immediately? Confuse Reach And Impact! (IT WORKS!)

I figured something out the hard way, and I wanna share it with you.

I figured something out the hard way, and I wanna share it with you.

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