Blog Block

So there went three months. Funny thing: I never stop writing. Haven’t stopped now. Been busy. Since April, Exciting Press has published like a dozen titles. Some mine, most not. And that’s on top of the fact that I moved in late July, but spent all of June and July doing so (June was packing, … [Read more…]

ReGeneration, Headgames, and Problems With a Girl & a Unicorn (Free)

As promised, ReGeneration & other poems is free today to kick off celebrating National Poetry Month. Every weekday in April, Exciting Press will have free, four-poem micro-collection available; next week, we’ll see The Inevitable Decay of Francis “Fitz-Pack” Fitzgerald & other poems. But that’s not all. It’s not even the biggest. Our very own one … [Read more…]

Exciting Poetry

As many readers probably already know, April is National Poetry Month. Wikipedia notes: National Poetry Month was inspired by the success of Black History Month, held each February, and Women’s History Month, held in March. Neglecting for the moment that conflating poetry, as a genre, to either race or gender seems a little, well, off, … [Read more…]

For Cynthia: Free

“For Cynthia,” the first story from my now-no-longer-exists debut collection Entrekin, is, today, free. God, I love Kindle Select. I know not everyone does. Barnes & Noble and IPG and the SFWA all have all used various methods–refusing distribution and bowing out of contract negotiations and, er, removing links to Amazon titles except where those … [Read more…]

Zihuatanejo

On March 1st, 2007, five years ago tomorrow, I published Entrekin, a self-titled debut collection of short stories, essays, and poetry. If you’ve ever been interested but put off picking up a copy, now’s the time to do so, as it’s your very final chance. I said that once, back when I pulled it from … [Read more…]

The Super Secret Project I’ve Been Working On

On Monday, the University of Pittsburgh announced that its upcoming Honors Convocation on February 24th will launch its celebration of the 225th anniversary of the University’s founding. As part of this celebration, Pitt created a website celebrating the breadth and diversity of its history, from its founding in 1787–the same year as the US Constitution–through … [Read more…]