I love Operation Ivy. Their record is one of my all-time favorites. I only rarely listen to Operation Ivy. I can’t really, most of the time. When I was a teen, I lost my best friend. She fell victim to a lot of the terrible things that happened to her, that people did to her,... Continue Reading →
I'm currently experimenting with some video game stuff. I'm considering a small, simple platformer/beat 'em up starring Lana from iHunt and Transylvanian Prince in Southern California. Part of the problem with this is, I have to determine what Lana looks like. Of course, I have an idea. I even have a few photos sitting around... Continue Reading →
My newest novella, A Transylvanian Prince in Southern California, is now available! You can pick it up at Amazon. This is a huge experiment for me. So I'm going to chatter a little on that real quick. Why a novella? Aren't You Working on iHunt? This is a prequel to iHunt. The reason I did... Continue Reading →
A friend of mine had a writer advice question that I personally struggle with. In fact, I think a lot of people struggle with it, so I thought I'd answer here. Shared with permission: Transcribed: David, you're a novelist. Would you mind sharing some writerly advice? I want to know how you deal with these... Continue Reading →
I finished my second novel, iHunt! This is a lie. Well, it's more of a half-truth. I finished the first draft of my second novel, iHunt! Now, I'm in that phase where you're supposed to walk away for a while, so you can come back with fresh eyes. Like Stephen King said in On Writing:... Continue Reading →
I just read a great blog on things white writers should not do when writing nonwhite characters. I'm working out some thoughts about it here.
I just did a really great interview/chat about Blood Flow, about social responsibility in fiction, dirtbag leftism, and a few other topics with Gabby over at Literature Lynx. Not to spoil the whole thing, but here's an excerpt question: LL: As a genre, science fiction/fantasy doesn’t have a great track record with diversity and inclusivity... Continue Reading →