Apocalypse Springs: A Zombie Novel With A Twist

Lots of writers and artists like using Kickstarter as a platform to get people excited and spread the word about their project, and to fund it financially. And now my longtime friend and fellow writer Rob Killam has begun a new Kickstarter project, a zombie novel unlike any I’ve ever heard of. The title: Apocalypse Springs:Continue reading “Apocalypse Springs: A Zombie Novel With A Twist”

Tarbosaurus Carnage: From the Optimistic Painter

Originally posted on The Optimistic Painting Blog:
It’s been a few months since I did a painting for Dave Hone’s paper on selective feeding behaviour of tyrannosaurs. When Dave first approached me I have to admit I was looking forward to painting some dinosaur carnage. Instead the paper was about a Tarbosaur delicately nipping stuff …

The First Six Paragraphs of My Book

I realized I’ve done a lot of talking about writing, and the writing writers who write about writing. Did I mention it involves writing? Well, that’s enough of that. Not writing in general. Just writing about writing. Let’s go back to storytelling! I’m resuming a journey back to the dragons and engraved swords, the buildingsContinue reading “The First Six Paragraphs of My Book”

Willingness to Learn

If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you. ~ Unknown For entirely too long, I have allowed myself to quit learning, quit innovating. And not surprisingly, creativity took a great blow, and it’s been a nightmare trying to formulate newContinue reading “Willingness to Learn”