Sorry for the radio silence. Last fall I simultaneously joined the Ancient and Illustrious Order of the Wayward Writers of Calgary and enrolled in the Humber School of Writers Creative Writing course, and these two things have pretty much sucked up all my writing time ever since. However, there has been lots to catch up […]Read more "Hail and well met."
I was lucky to have spent much of the past month visiting family in and around Venice, steeping myself in the stories that run deep and dark like the murky waters of the Venetian Lagoon. I’m collecting the tales of my extended family for a project I hope to do one day, perhaps […]Read more "There and Back Again"
Wow! It’s been almost two months since we published Tall Tales of the Weird West and never did I think that it would still be riding an Amazon Bestseller list! I want to thank everyone who picked up a copy, and if you haven’t yet, make sure to check it out. In fact, Tall Tales […]Read more "Next Steps"
I’d like to thank everyone who came out to support the launch of Tall Tales of the Weird West. It was a great night at Owl’s Nest Books and I hope they have a fantastic year as they celebrate their 40th Anniversary. I’d especially like to thank everyone who picked […]Read more "Audio Excerpt From “Dinner in Carcosa”"
On Wednesday, April 8th, I’ll be doing the first of two nights hosting the live auctions at the Rumble House and I’m very excited to be heading back. The Gorilla House Art Gallery was my home away from home, right up until it closed it’s doors in December of 2013. When the gallery was reborn […]Read more "Bassano del Grappa Returns to the Rumble House"
Ready to be held and read! Also available in digital formats (pre-order here). But these will be available at the official book launch in April and at Comic Con, so stay tuned for more details!Read more "They’re here!"
It’s official! Tale Tales of the Weird West hits e-shelves on April 7 – you can pre-order copies here. There’s also going to be a big kickoff release party bash on April 12, so watch this space for more details and goodies to come.Read more "Tall Tales of the Weird West Pre-order and Release Party"
Deville coffee and memories of Europe. I’ve always got a couple of projects on the go, but a recent trip to France and Belgium saw me dust off a draft of an old manuscript from a few year’s back. It’s about two brothers backpacking through Europe. As you can tell from all the ink, this […]Read more "This week’s writing brought to you by"
I’m happy to announce that my short story “Dinner in Carcosa” will be appearing in the upcoming Coffin Hop Press anthology Tall Tales of the Weird West: The Horse Always Gets It First, a collection of wild west yarns that tip the hat to primordial chthonic prairie madness. “Dinner in Carcosa” features a young insurance […]Read more "The Horse Always Gets It First"