The inaugural issue of Mental Papercuts is here! Published on April 1st, my team and I are so proud to finally share what we’ve created. From maybe-equine sports hecklers and lonely mothers to trips to unfamiliar hair salons and naked mole rats, each and every piece is absolutely superb. What’s your favorite story? Let me know! (And don’t forget to submit to our next issue too!)
Read Issue One here!
These past few months, my very-talented friends and I have worked on creating a new literary magazine called Mental Papercuts, and on February 1st–THIS FRIDAY–submissions will close for our inaugural issue. Continue reading “Mental Papercuts – Submissions Closing Soon!”
Introducing Mental Papercuts, a new lit mag committed to showcasing the prickliest flash fiction and nonfiction! Also introducing Flashtober, a month-long writing event to help create and share your work!
Continue reading “Exciting News – Introducing Mental Papercuts & Flashtober!”
Over the past few months, I’ve had the incredible opportunity to work on an as-told-to memoir project with Tonya Rabb, the founder of a new nonprofit called “Tonya’s Mission to Walk”. I’m excited to finally announce that My Mission to Walk: A Journey of Sight, Step, and Strength is officially out!
Continue reading “New Book Now Available on Amazon!”
I made some soup for family and friends. While stirring, I accidentally spilled salt into the pot.
“There is too much salt in this soup!” they cried. “We need to do something to stop this from happening again!”
I promised to be more careful next time and my words put everyone at ease.
The next time I made soup, I spilled salt again.
Continue reading “Flash Fiction: “Too Much Salt””
I write for The Odyssey on a weekly basis, and this week, I wrote about my experience with this great new fad diet that everyone has been raving about. I spent thirty days trying it out, seeing what changes it would make to my body and my physical health and my general self. Thankfully, I had an amazing time with it, and I encourage everyone to try it out too! Continue reading “A Healthier, More Fit, Cleaner Me”
One giant Easter egg filled with 80’s references and gamer culture, Ready Player One by Ernest Cline was an easy, enjoyable read, but left me wanting just a bit more candy inside that plastic shell.
Continue reading “Sign Me Up For The OASIS”
This past week, I started a new nine-to-five office job that has nothing to do with writing. But also this past week, I’ve gotten a lot of work done on my novel-in-progress.
Continue reading “Time Travel Won’t Get Your Lost Time Back (Probably)”
A pleasant mix of Hunger Games meets Ancient Aliens, Endgame: Sky Key by James Frey and Nihls Johnson-Shelton is an exciting, non-stop thrill ride filled with twists and turns…and very dangerous highly-skilled characters trained to deal with each twist and turn thrown their way.
Continue reading “An Endgame I Didn’t Want To End”
This weekend, I went to a showing of The Disaster Artist, James Franco’s film adaptation of the memoir by the same name that details the making of one of the best worst movies ever created, The Room. It was amazing.
Continue reading “I Really Liked “The Disaster Artist””