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Jul 25 2011 Posted by in news, writing | Comments Off on The Velvet Podcast 016

The Velvet Podcast 016

Episode 016: Great Writers Edit; Bad Writers Discuss Editing on a Podcast is now online, part of The Velvet Podcast series. Joining me on this panel are authors Gavin Pate (The Way to Get Here), Richard Thomas (Transubstantiate), and moderator Caleb J. Ross (Stranger Will).We discuss the editing of prose fiction, detailing our own processes, […]

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Jun 28 2011 Posted by in news, other voices, writing | Comments Off on Warmed and Bound

Warmed and Bound

My story “Headshot” will be featured in Warmed and Bound: A Velvet Anthology, available July 22 in paperback and e-book from your favorite online bookseller. This project has been a labor of love, born out of a reading/writing community called The Velvet (where I’m a moderator), who are united by their love of dark, visceral […]

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Jan 26 2011 Posted by in news | Comments Off on Slap-n-Tickle reading

Slap-n-Tickle reading

I’ll be doing a reading and contributing to the general merriment March 4th at the Slap-n-Tickle Gallery in the Crossroads district in Kansas City. Yep, that’s a First Friday, so we’re expecting a great turnout for this music/art/words event featuring the ArtJerk crew. 7:00 – 8:30 pm, fiction readings by myself and: Caleb J Ross, […]

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Nov 16 2010 Posted by in news, other voices | Comments Off on The Velvet Podcast 009

The Velvet Podcast 009

Episode 9: Does This Novel Make Me Look Fat?, part of The Velvet Podcast series, is now live, featuring discussion about self/vanity publishing. We debate its legitimacy, logistics, and financial aspects, as well as insights from their own experiences in this oft-scorned segment of the industry. I’m joined by authors/panelists Brandon Tietz and Caleb J […]

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Nov 06 2010 Posted by in music, news | Comments Off on Womb with a View

Womb with a View

I recently renovated Womb With a View, my home studio, after acquiring a large new desk/console. I used this opportunity to reconfigure and simplify, including wiring up a patch bay for maximum flexibility of its components. This also means that I hopefully will no longer be doing my writing on the same workstation as audio […]

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Jul 06 2010 Posted by in entertainment, news, other voices | Comments Off on The Velvet Podcast 006

The Velvet Podcast 006

Episode 6: Jennifer’s Lost Overboard Body: Cinemuck Boogaloo, part of The Velvet Podcast series is now live for your enjoyment. I handle the hosting duties, featuring panelists Stephen Graham Jones, Logan Rapp, and Jesse Lawrence in a conversation about the big and small screens, both as consumers and creators, cinners and cineastes wading through the […]

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Mar 14 2010 Posted by in news, other voices | Comments Off on The Velvet Podcast 001

The Velvet Podcast 001

The premiere episode of The Velvet Podcast is now live. We plan to produce these at least once a month, with a revolving roundtable of writers and readers from all over the world discussing such matters, as well as film, music, and related topics of taste as discussed on the forums at welcometothevelvet.com, where I’m […]

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Nov 23 2009 Posted by in news, other voices | Comments Off on Beer und Questions Asks Caleb J Ross

Beer und Questions Asks Caleb J Ross

Caleb J. Ross, author of Charactered Pieces, sits down with me and answers a few questions about his fantastic short story collection. You’ll recall the roles having been reversed a little while back, and this may turn into a regular series of impromptu author interviews called [Blank] und Questions Asks, with [Beer] filling in the […]

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Sep 13 2009 Posted by in news, writing | Comments Off on Beer und Questions Asks

Beer und Questions Asks

I’m honored to be the first in a series of author interviews called [Blank] und Questions Asks… wherein author Caleb J. Ross sits down with me at a local bar to discuss my novel, Major Inversions, fueled by the social lubricant/truth serum of its namesake.

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Sep 01 2009 Posted by in news | Comments Off on Join me on GoodReads

Join me on GoodReads

I’ve finally joined this social networking site for book nerds, with a reader profile and a book listing. Come add me as a friend, check out my collection, and/or follow my reviews. It works with Facebook, Twitter, and other social platforms. And if you’ve read Major Inversions, please give it a star rating, a short […]

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