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Smash Party

My friend Greg and I recently braved an ominous sounding event named Smash Party. It’s a once a year thing in Los Angeles, put on by an animation studio called Titmouse. If you’re not familiar with them, they’re the guys behind Metalocalypse. It’s without a doubt the oddest (and probably most cathartic) company party you’ll ever go to. The first […]

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First Midnight City Art

Supremely talented illustrator/animator Evan Cagle will be creating three original pieces of art based on Midnight City, the first of which is included here. It can also be seen at the top of the main page. Evan’s piece shows one of the final moments of the first book, and gives a first glimpse at a pivotal location in the Conquered […]

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Carnival, Los Angeles, April, 2012

Recently, a traveling carnival set up shop in a park near where I live in Los Angeles. I always loved these things, even though most of them are run down and rusty (and probably not the safest way to spend your time). The idea of traveling from place to place is romantic in a way, though the reality, I have […]

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So, a Writer walks into a coffee shop…

I’m writing this in a small, hip, yet not over the top diner near my apartment. It’s one of my favorite places. I can walk here when the weather’s nice (which it usually is). I know the servers and the managers. My poor math skills result in them getting tipped well, and they give me a free dessert or a […]

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Midnight City Available for Pre-Order on Amazon

Midnight City, the first book of the Conquered Earth series, is available for pre-order on Amazon