Show Me Your Shelves: Shannon Kirk

I’ve said it here before and I’ll say it again: the best thing about Twitter is that it constantly helps you discover great books and amazing people. Shannon Kirk recently joined the list of amazing people with a great book. Luckily, she is also a book lover. If you know me, you know I wanted […]


Show Me Your Shelves: Greg Gifune

I really can’t remember when I started reading Greg Gifune’s work. The man is a solid, prolific storyteller who constantly puts out great work. Thanks to social media, I now know he is also a cool guy. In any case, I asked Greg to show me his shelves. I was happy to learn we have […]

Skin Stories: Hillary Leftwich

One of the best things about being an author is that sometimes you get to go to cool places and meet amazing people. I met Hillary Leftwich in Denver when the awesome David S. Atkinson invited me to read an at event he was running. It was dark and I was talking to a lot […]

Ten Types of Writers We Need to Throw Down a Well

Sometimes I wake up and feel like there’s too many mufuckas out there who need to be called out. On most days, my to-do list is so long that I have to ignore that feeling and work on stuff that needs to get done. However, there are a few glorious days in which I say […]

Fucking Franco: A Francopera in Three Acts

In July of 2014 I wrote a poem about James Franco. Since then, I’ve been vocal about disliking him for a plethora of reasons. Now, five women have accused him of doing the kind of shit you could tell he did just by looking at his face. So, as a wonderful “I told you so,” here is that poem again.