How To Be A Professional Writer

How To Be A Professional Writer

I got to see an old friend for dinner last week, and one of the things we talked about as we stuffed our faces and got drunk was what it meant to be a professional writer. This wasn’t a philosophical conversation. It wasn’t even a particularly coherent...
Short Story Review: Nice, by A.E. Ash

Short Story Review: Nice, by A.E. Ash

Welcome to my new weekly blog post, where I’ll be reviewing short stories. There are thousands and thousands of them available – in magazines, podcasts, online anthologies, with hundreds more dropping every month. Every week, I’ll listen to and/or read one or...
NEW BOOKS INCOMING!

NEW BOOKS INCOMING!

Time for some big news. Not only do I have news on the book coming next summer – which is an idea I’m so excited about that my head is going to pop right off my shoulders and go bouncing around the room like a loony pinball – but I also have a cover reveal...
Epic Book Rap Pt. 3 is out!

Epic Book Rap Pt. 3 is out!

The kind of shit I do between books… Beat by Ben Hayze: Soundcloud / IG Titles namechecked: Illuminae – Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman Gemina – Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman Alight – Scott Sigler Alive – Scott Sigler Fireman – Joe...
When Not To Write

When Not To Write

A few months ago, I had a conversation with my publisher that went something like this (I may or may not be paraphrasing): Publisher: Rob – good news! The Outer Earth series did well enough for us to offer you another three-book deal. Rob: Huzzah! Splendiferous!...
I’m at Creative Ink! Come say hi.

I’m at Creative Ink! Come say hi.

Hey! Everybody! I’m doing convention stuff! Creative Ink is a badass con for writers, held every year in Vancouver. It hosts people like multiple-Hugo-winner Robert J. Sawyer, among others, and it’s always worth going to. If you’re in BC around that...