The Benefits of a Step Back

As regular readers know, I’ve been working on a new Cobalt City novel for over a year now. As is typical for me, progress is not always smooth and constant. I had a big block from some time in October until just a week ago where I’m pretty sure I didn’t finish a single chapter. […]

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Year of Creators Interview: Dawn Vogel

Welcome to the inaugural Year of Creators interview! We’re kicking things off with the multi-talented and multi-dimensional Dawn Vogel. It’s not enough that she’s one of the editorial geniuses behind Mad Scientist Journal as well as a frequent vocalist in pop-up cover bands around Seattle. She’s also a sought-after crochet crafter and author. Her most […]

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Twitter is a Tool

I used to have some variation on a certain conversation about Twitter from people who didn’t use it. They didn’t see the point. They’d tried it out, and couldn’t figure out why anyone would use Twitter. My explanation always amounted to this: Twitter is a tool. If you don’t need that tool, don’t use that tool. […]

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A Conspiracy of Feathers

When I created Anwat al Masewei over twenty years ago, I didn’t ever think it would bring me here. I was engaged to my second wife, an artist, and we had the idea to do a fantasy comic book. Something different. We created a few characters, she did a few drawings, and I sketched out […]

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