Kickin’ Ass & Stayin’ Home

I submitted my first book of six early last night. It was a good feeling. I’ve turned in my fair share of books over the past few years, but most of those have been under different names, the all important paycheck. But there’s something really satisfying about sending out your own work and I’ll be […]

Late Night Friday Bullet Points

It’s Friday night, me and Mrs. Rawson just finished up watching two hours of murder porn (If you’re not in the know, murder porn are shows like Forensic Files, 20/20, Dateline Mysteries, etc., not actual porn where people get murdered in it). Now I’m in the office doing the usual things and kind of excited […]

Babbling About The Hermit Life

I pretty much only speak to one adult human being a day, and two on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The adults are my wife and my mother-in-law. Other than that, I have a two-year-old, a moody eleven-year-old, two little old grumpy dogs, and a seven-year-old half feral cat who we inherited when we bought the house. […]

#NaNoWriMo

Nope, I’m not participating in #NaNoWriMo. I basically have two reasons why I’m not. It makes writing seem like a chore. (and let’s face it, it can already be a bit of a slog.) First drafts are easy. Over the past couple of years writing full-time, it’s my biggest takeaway: A first draft is the […]

Productivity

I’ve been thinking a lot about productivity as of late and what it means to be a writer. I know, that’s original as hell, right? A writer who thinks about writing. But what aspect of it I’ve been thinking about the most is the act of not writing. J. David Osborne wrote an article for […]