Writing a Sequel is the Hardest Work of All

I’m currently working on the sequel to The Terminarch Plot, and as I found out when I wrote This Broken Earth, writing a sequel may be the hardest work I’ve ever done as a writer. Usually I write one-offs or novels not intended to produce a sequel.  I wrote The Transgression Box with the intention of writing more of Dornin’s … Continue reading

My Son Makes a Buddy Cop Film

Way back in June of 2015 my son decided to make a buddy cop film with some friends.  He spent 6 months filming and editing and now he finally managed to put it up on YouTube.  His story is convoluted, the acting is probably (and sometimes intentionally) the worst, and I make a cameo as … Continue reading

YouTube Site Launch!

I’ve written on this blog about what I’m going to do to help promote myself a bit more.  Now that Ryan and I have moved on from the podcast to other things, I decided to get hopping on a YouTube channel where I’ll offer funny videos (mostly with my kids who are my life), audio … Continue reading

Teacher Hat: How the Oklahoma Government Lies to Teachers

On April 30th, 2015 Michael Dean, a fellow teacher, and I went to the capital to talk to our representatives about state testing, budget cuts, and the many horrors that our anti-public education legislature has levied upon our schools. We spoke specifically to our District 27 representative Josh Cockroft (Republican, of course…it’s Oklahoma) about eliminating … Continue reading