It’s Back-To-School time! For most parents it’s the hap-happiest season of all. Teachers are preparing their lesson plans and librarians are pouring over reading lists and getting everything ready for their hordes of students to return. But it’s also Back-To-School time for authors as I and many of my fellow authors start up a new [...]
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As a kid I loved comics and I loved Robin Hood. I had a toy boy and arrow and I played Robin Hood in the Orchard behind my house for hours. When I started reading comic books, it was only natural that I was drawn to the ‘hero archers’ of the comics world. For DC [...]
Hi! How many times have you uttered a phrase or quip and said “That ought to be on a t-shirt!” Personally I know I’ve said it at least 3,678 times in my lifetime. Trust me. I keep track of these things. And since illustrator Jeff Weigel and I have started collaborating on our Zombie books, [...]
But not just any t-shirts! T-shirts created and designed by me and Illustrator/Designer extraordinaire Jeff Wiegel. T-shirts that will make any father of any age 1) Laugh 2) Thank you profusely and 3) Be really happy! All of our t-shirts are available in sizes from XS to 5XL and in roughly two dozen colors. You [...]
As a kid, I dreamed of being a cowboy. I grew up in a one stoplight town in Michigan. A little farming community of about 1500 people. A place where everyone knew everyone else. Before I get all maudlin talking about how life was better then, simpler, less hectic and all the other things I [...]
I turned fifty years old today. As an amateur historian, I have a real sense of what it means to have lived for half a century (and a real appreciation of not being born 1000 years ago because I’d be dead by now). For some reason, turning 50 has left me in a reflective state [...]
I was an English minor in college. I concentrated in Modern Period American Literature. This is generally considered as the years between World War I and II. One of the richest periods of literature in any country in history. Think of the writers who were at their peaks during these years: Hemingway, Faulkner, Fitzgerald, Sinclair [...]