On Reading Bad Books To Become A Better Writer

I don’t know what happened to me. I used to be able to devour books like a hungry, gasoline-fed fire. It wasn’t unheard of to finish a book in a matter of days, and never more than a month. But now, I can barely finish a book in a month if I’m lucky. I knowContinue reading “On Reading Bad Books To Become A Better Writer”

The Reddit ‘No Sleep’ Experiment

So do you guys reddit? With all the mandates on writers to use all forms of social media (including my reluctant creation of an account with Google+, which I’m still trying to get a feel for), I assumed that most everyone would have at least dabbled with the internet behemoth. After reading a post fromContinue reading “The Reddit ‘No Sleep’ Experiment”

Top 5 Movies I Hated Initially, But Now Love

Before I get on to the topic at hand, a quick note: In 1992, my old band opened for the death metal band Cannibal Corpse. We had only been together a few months, and only had a half hour’s worth of material at most. But thanks to our lead singer’s relentless hustling of tickets toContinue reading “Top 5 Movies I Hated Initially, But Now Love”