Monthly Archives: October 2018

Coping: Life After My Mother Has Passed

This past Thursday (October 18, 2018) my mother passed away after a three-month battle with leukemia. When I got the call from my father I fell into a strange sort of catharsis, the kind that consists of a) sadness over the loss of my mother and b) the emotional release brought by knowing that she […]

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Head Space: A Ramble From a Momentarily Depressed & Angry Author

I’ve been home from vacation for almost two weeks and it’s been…tough. For several reasons: Horrible eye strain Mood swings Thoughts on mortality Attempting to juggle multiple outlines for new projects while thinking about a WIP I’m almost done with My mom, who is ill The end of July to present has felt like a […]

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An October Update (I Guess?)

I don’t usually do a “Here’s what I’ve been up to for the past month…” kind of thing, but it feels kind of appropriate considering how crazy the last month or so has been from personal and professional standpoint. So, without further ado…: SEPTEMBER A week and a half in Switzerland with my wife, father […]

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On Amazon’s THE WHEEL OF TIME & LORD OF THE RINGS TV Shows

In the past few months we’ve seen Amazon announce straight to series orders for a LORD OF THE RINGS prequel and THE WHEEL OF TIME. That’s great—both sound fun. I’ll probably watch both. But. Can we not? THE WHEEL OF TIME is a fun series, one from which I’ve found a bit of influence. But […]

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