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Posts from April 2010

My First Dictionary (a blog of ghastly humor) has teamed up with The Very Us Artists (a revolving band of musicians and artists) to release FOR FREE an album entitled My First Sing-Along Dictionary.

Not for the faint of heart.

Tune in to My First Dictionary or to the VUA website every few days and enjoy a hilarious new song, each written and recorded by a different musician and each based on one of the MFD words.

I'll also add that there's a super-big project that I've been working on for the last few months (and probably the next few) involving the Very Us Artists and a whole gaggle of awesome fantasy and sci-fi writers. Yup, musicians and storytellers. It promises to be amazing. And I'll certainly talk plenty about it here when the time is right.

posted on 04.15.2010

My latest article for Examiner.com was an interview with Don Bassingthwaite, whose next Eberron novel (The Tyranny of Ghosts) hits shelves in June.

posted on 04.12.2010

Oh, heck yes.

"The Time Machine Tour is an evening with Rush, where they will perform their classics, give a taste of the future and for the first time ever feature the Moving Pictures album live in its entirety.

"The band is currently working on their 20th studio album with producer Nick Raskulinecz (co-producer from 2007s Snakes & Arrows) and in addition to their classics plan to showcase a few new tunes live this summer."

Oh, heck yes. New stuff, live, before it's been recorded and perfected on a studio album? They've never done that before. Not really.

Seeing Rush at Jones Beach (Long Island) has become one of the few really bright spots of the last few summers. They didn't come around last summer, but they did prior...

posted on 04.09.2010

On author/editor/publisher Jeff VanderMeer's BookLifeNow blog, I am participating in an ongoing series of advice from 15 fiction writers. The first installment begins...NOW.

If you're interested in hearing some casual sage advice about the craft from a range of authors, check it out. There'll be more to come.

posted on 04.02.2010