Back from UC-Riverside. What a blast.
Posted on December 11, 2015 Leave a Comment
So I just got back from being a visiting author at UC-Riverside, which is held at a fantastic resort in Palm Springs. Tod Goldberg runs this program, and he does a great job with this low-res MFA—supporting his teachers, understanding his students, and being contemporary and current with his approach to fiction. He also made […]
It’s Release Day for DISINTEGRATION!
Posted on May 26, 2015 7 Comments
I can’t even believe Disintegration is finally here, six years in the making. I started this in my MFA program back in 2009, writing the first half with my professor Lynn Pruett, who knew nothing about neo-noir. After I gave her copies of work by Will Christopher Baer and Craig Clevenger, she got what I […]
Posted on June 10, 2013 2 Comments
I’ve been working with a number of authors for the past couple of years now. If you need help with a short story or novel, everything from big picture edits (what’s working and what isn’t, why doesn’t this have the impact I want, conflict, plot, setting, etc.) to up close edits (typos, grammar, tense, dialogue, […]
Dueling Columns 3 – MFA Programs: Yes or No, with Caleb J. Ross
Posted on October 12, 2011 1 Comment
TODAY AS PART OF THE EPIC CALEB J. ROSS STRANGER WILL TOUR, CALEB AND I WILL DEBATE MFA PROGRAMS. HE WILL TAKE THE CON AND I WILL TAKE THE PRO. ENJOY. OH, AND PICK UP HIS BOOK, HE’S SO TALENTED. I’M HONORED TO BE ON THE SAME LABEL AS CALEB. Dueling Columns – To MFA […]
Annotation on Will Christopher Baer’s Phineas Poe Trilogy – KMJ, PD and HHA
Posted on July 7, 2009 Leave a Comment
This was something I did for my MFA at Murray State. My professor, Lynn Pruitt, really liked it, and in fact, I’m bringing down a copy of KMJ for her, she was so intrigued. I don’t know if any of you die-hard WCB fans will get anything MORE out of this, you’ve probably all come […]