Cover reveal for There Is No Other Way to Worship Them

We have a cover! In case you missed the announcements yesterday (on the Blue Cactus Press site, on Facebook, and on Twitter), the cover for There Is No Other Way to Worship Them is now an official thing. (Back cover on the left, front cover on the right, as you’d see it if you flattened the book)Continue reading “Cover reveal for There Is No Other Way to Worship Them”

Cover art reveal for my new book of stories

Gang, Blue Cactus Press and I are trucking along on the production of my next book, the story collection There Is No Other Way to Worship Them. And ICYMI, this past week we revealed the cover art! The cover design is still under construction, but the artwork going on the front and back covers isContinue reading “Cover art reveal for my new book of stories”

Bibliomania 2017

I’ve been meaning to share all the books I’ve been buying/reading since the year began, but every time I think I’m ready to put together this post, I wind up buying more books to add to it. I think I’ve hit my limit, though, or at least I’m ready to pause long enough to giveContinue reading “Bibliomania 2017”

A Permanent Relationship With Words: Literary Tattoos (via Amanda Rudd’s Blog)

This blog post about literary tattoos is awesome in its own right, but I particularly love it because it links to a site called The Word Made Flesh, which is so cool I’ve added it to my links. Check out both — you’ll love them! This is the first official post for the newly-instated “Free-For-AllContinue reading “A Permanent Relationship With Words: Literary Tattoos (via Amanda Rudd’s Blog)”

America’s Next Top Author (and other fantasy programs for book lovers) (via Here’s To Us)

You know we all do this. I’ve actually filled notebook pages with ideas like this, and just the other day I was remarking to a fellow educator how I occasionally fantasize about precisely this sort of “Project Runway” / “Design Star” / [name your reality show] approach to a writing classroom. It would never workContinue reading “America’s Next Top Author (and other fantasy programs for book lovers) (via Here’s To Us)”