Wrestling Alligators

Here is the audio version of the prologue to my latest novel,WRESTLING ALLIGATORS. It’s a ways off, but am looking forward to recording all of my novels. If you are a voiceover actor, musician, etc., check out Zen Pro Audio. Warren Dent will take good care of you. Amazing prices and stellar customer service. (update:Continue reading “Wrestling Alligators”

3 ways your hometown can help your novel

News! The Rumpus just put up my piece on their series The Last Book I Loved – Nice Work by David Lodge, if you’re wondering. Lodge is a wonderful comic writer introduced to me by the brilliant Rob Roberge. I learned a lot (and was inspired by) reading and annotating comic novels by Lodge as well as RichardContinue reading “3 ways your hometown can help your novel”

done done

Well, done for now. The problem with novels is that you can tinker with them endlessly and it’s not always clear at first when it becomes counterproductive. HOWEVER, for now, I am done with Wrestling Alligators. I gave it to four trusted readers. They only had light notes, so I’m getting better at revisions. ThenContinue reading “done done”

I feel the need… the need to read

Nathan Bransford at Curtis Brown blogs about ‘gap’ books. His key is books most people have read, so bear that in mind. What are yours? He’s right about the recut trailers. A feel-good Shining. Good exercise to think of your story in a new way, too. And if you need a reality check, The RejectionistContinue reading “I feel the need… the need to read”