I’ve Opened a Bookstore!

One of my goals for 2019 was to start selling books directly to my readers, mainly to provide myself a tiny bit of independence from ebook distributors. I had considered starting a Patreon, but it just seemed like a huge time suck to set up and maintain, and adding a "shop" feature to my website … Continue reading I’ve Opened a Bookstore!

Finn McSpool’s Trip to the ABC Store

Other possible titles for this blog post: Why You Shouldn't Take a Monster Shopping, Monster Maui Mayhem at the Mercantile, or Souvenir Shopping Takes a Beastie Turn. Either way, you know you're in for some fun when you hit the aisles with Finn Mc Spool and a camera in tow. And in case you're wondering … Continue reading Finn McSpool’s Trip to the ABC Store

The Book Ordering Question Answered

I've gotten many questions lately from people asking about the best way to order my books in paperback format because apparently many of you enjoy holding a "real" book as you read (me too!). And let me just start by saying I will never complain about how or where you order my books, I just want … Continue reading The Book Ordering Question Answered

Giving Rather Than Consuming

After spending the past week persuading you to shop your hearts out at my Bookstore & Gallery, I now need to cleanse my capitalist soul by reminding you that there are other ways to celebrate the holidays that don't involve adding to your loved ones' collection of "stuff." Sure, there are useful gifts that we need and … Continue reading Giving Rather Than Consuming

My Cynical Thanksgiving-Eve Greeting

In the U.S. we're about to celebrate what used to traditionally be harvest time by gathering around a previously frozen turkey that spent its short life jacked up on hormones, antibiotics, and corn (probably in that order), then filling ourselves to bursting with mounds of food drowned under a liter of gravy*. Don't get me … Continue reading My Cynical Thanksgiving-Eve Greeting