Sep 4

September 4, 2014

“Who Writes Better: Men or Women?” asked the Devil.

At 10:08 a.m. today I received the following email from Nikolas Baron at Grammarly with this subject line: “Who Writes Better: Men or Women?” This is a real thing. Grammarly is a real thing. I’m reasonably sure Nikolas Baron is a real person. Here we go. _________________________ Hi Matt,This may be somewhat random, but I thought you might be interested. Grammarly conducted a study with 3,000+ participants to settle an existential question that has been plaguing mankind for centuries: “Which gender has…


Sep 3

September 3, 2014

UNVEILED: The official Slingers Saga finale teaser poster!

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls… dyin’ time’s here.   I give you the official teaser poster for the *final* Slingers ebook, the series finale, SAVAGE WEAPONS. Designed and created by my resident cover assassin and all around mad graphic scientist Scott Pond I daresay this is my favorite piece of book promotion ever. Ever. EVER. I encourage you–nay, I demand of and command you–to steal this poster and share/send/plaster it everywhere there is internet. It deserves it. And if…


Aug 27

August 27, 2014

Listen to me on Evan Ginzburg’s Legends Radio tonight!

Hey, kids. Tonight, Wednesday August 27th, I’ll be appearing on Legends Radio hosted by Evan Ginzburg and Dr. Mike Lano. Legends Radio is primarily a show about pro-wrestling, but it also features a lot of comedy and a wide range of topics will be covered. We pre-taped the interview yesterday and I’m really happy with how it went. It’s about a forty-minute segment and I talked with Evan and Mike about pro-wrestling as a storytelling medium, television as a medium and how it’s…


Aug 21

August 21, 2014

P.G. Holyfield, one of my finest teachers, is gone.

Author and podcaster P.G. Holyfield died late last night. He was 45 years old and leaves behind two daughters, a special lady friend, a fiercely loyal dog, friends from all over the world, a novel, a host of splendid short stories, a collection of sweet hats, and hundreds of hours of podcasts celebrating the works and creators he loved with the people he loved. I’ll write more about him and in more detail next week. Right now it’s a lot…


Aug 20

August 20, 2014

Today’s the day: SAVAGE WEAPONS cover revealed!

On October 8th my violent, sexy saga of futuristic deathsport gladiators and space station intrigue comes to close with the final ebook of the series, SAVAGE WEAPONS. Now it’s time to reveal the final cover of the series. Designed by Scott Pond and featuring his namesake character, I can’t think of a more fitting standard for the final ebook to bear. I also expect it to drive constant readers to near-frenzy with questions and speculation. And if you don’t know why…