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. […]

First Drafts: Californian Anxieties #1

there is a nagging hope an itch at the back of your throat it makes you pace. makes you stare blankly at the pile of morning dishes stacked on the kitchen counter, yellow yolk from half-eaten sunnysides already dried crisp. you see all the things that need your attention; a brief few minutes of your […]

Wednesday

It’s Wednesday. I’ll be chasing the baby around the park in an hour or so, hoping that a couple of hours of running will tire her out enough so she’ll take a nap around two. The big kid will be home at one and already asking what I’m making for dinner despite the fact she […]