Where Johnny Cash Met God

Before he was the Man in Black, Johnny Cash was a strung out, washed up, has-been that lived on amphetamines and self-loathing. He was 6'2" and 150 pounds and dying by inches in front of the people that loved him. After hundreds of cancelled concert dates, the Nashville music establishment was done with Cash. His career was over, and he [...]

Life with the comments turned off

I shut down my personal Facebook account yesterday. It was a long time coming. I've received a dozen emails from friends asking me why I decided to pull the plug, so rather than email that answer over and over again, it seems that maybe I should blog about it. So here goes... The bad parts of Facebook have been outweighing [...]

New Story: Brethren

I have a new story out today in Tales From the Canyons of the Damned, No. 25. Brethren is prologue of sorts to my Starship Gilead series, and features the very first public appearance of the starship in a tale about the trouble with utopias, religious fanaticism, and duty. The story also contains some hints about the supernatural enemy that [...]

Calling All Indie Authors

Are you proud to call yourself an indie author? Are you married to, friends with, or related to an indie author? If so, then I've got the shirt for you. My original Literary Outlaw shirt was a huge success, so I'm going back to that well one more time. Actually, two more times. The skull shirt, featured above, is available [...]