Category Archives: #ReadLocal

Review: Invert the Helix

It’s been awhile since I enjoyed reading John Reinhart’s Invert the Helix, and my review is past due. Unfortunately, my copy is still in Florida and I won’t be able to lay hands on it for a few weeks. This … Continue reading

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Midwest Memories

We passed the two week mark in Kansas City and it’s starting to feel like home. To be honest, it’s starting to feel like more than home. I grew up in the Midwest, so the constant wind feels like childhood. … Continue reading

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Available Now! Spiders Are Everywhere

Spiders Are Everywhere is finally all done and live on Amazon. This is probably the most beautiful book I’ve ever put together with all the color and the full bleed illustrations by Amber Beach. My name is on this one … Continue reading

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Suddenly Working, & Loving It

Suddenly, I’m working. I was hired Monday, I in-processed Tuesday and was working within an hour. I worked nine hours my first day, ending at 11 p.m. I worked 12 hours today, starting at 7 a.m. Of the four hours … Continue reading

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No Words…

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Spiders & Pixabay Top #100

I’ve been busy working today on the latest Everywhere books. The final images for Spiders,co-written by R.A. Smith and  illustrated by Amber Beach, are finished and gorgeous! Look for that to be available in the next few days. There’s also … Continue reading

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I Smile Brightly

All I seem to do these long nights is write poetry and make digital collage. There is a lot of active waiting in my life at the moment. There is a lot of balancing on the edge. Ever have that … Continue reading

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Yes, Mourning is Dark. It’s Real.

It was mentioned to me by a few people that my poem yesterday, Final Mourning, was darker than expected. I laughed, actually out loud, at that. It’s no darker than much of my other work. I think the disturbing element … Continue reading

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Final Mourning

Still fooling around with poetry and photo collage today. Falling in love with Kansas City. Living at night is starting to feel normal. Enjoying the silence. Finishing projects. 

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Poetry, Coffee and Murder

This nocturnal schedule is conducive to poetry. I suddenly have a lot of silence and darkness in my days. With the sun no longer a distraction, I’m immersed in myself. No more busy schedule pulling me. Just poetry and the … Continue reading

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