How to Write 10 Books a Year (and how not to)

Part 1 of 2 – The ideal schedule 6:30 AM – Wake up, enjoy a light breakfast, read a few writers’ blogs, look up new art posted by my favorite artists 7:30 AM – Drive to the nearby forest trail, walk briskly for 90 minutes, return home feeling amazing 9:15 AM… Continue reading

101 Questions for Midnight – Coffee Table Philosophy

Stay up late. Very late. The best conversations begin while everyone else is sleeping. 101 Questions for Midnight The latest entry in the Coffee Table Philosophy series. Jump starting every conversation with a tendency toward darker topics: death, war, sex, and the dark side of human behavior. Available now on Amazon…  … Continue reading

Seven Ways to Advance Your Writing Career

For many months, I’ve resisted writing this. Author advice columns and ‘do-it-better’ blogs often come off as pretentious. And that’s the last thing I want to do. Even so… After swimming in the shark-infested waters of self-publishing for many years, I feel it’s time I share a few nuggets of… Continue reading

How to write Dark Fiction (and shave decades off your life.)

 Look at these guys. They’re dead, but still having a grand time of it.   Assholes… Ok. Look. This isn’t really a how-to article. I’m in no position to tell anyone how to do anything short of throwing footballs, kicking things, and losing at video games. I’m writing this week… Continue reading

5 Sexy Questions

Without sex…  …hot sex, boring sex, sex so good you need oxygen afterward…  …none of us would be here. The following is a tease from my latest Coffee Table Philosophy entry, 101 Sex Questions. These 5 questions are among the tamest in the book…by far. 18+ only. Have fun. * * * Ambush  Suppose you’re… Continue reading