August 2022

August 31, 2022

Old Notebook, New Notebook

Today I learned that Cheez-Its were invented in Ohio. There’s magic here. There’s also magic in a fresh notebook.

August 29, 2022

The Fifth Child

The Fifth Child digs into the muck of living beyond the bounds of time, consensus, and normalcy. The novel’s crisis is simple; its implications are not.

August 26, 2022

Red Shift

Interstate Scene 10: They say evolution occurs most rapidly in body parts that attract lovers and frighten rivals.

August 18, 2022

Pictures from a Bad Dream

This morning I fed a robot a few sentences from the novel I’m writing, and it generated some startlingly accurate pictures.

August 10, 2022


Ohio. Sunset: 8:36pm. I sneeze whenever I glance at the sun, which I’ve always taken as proof I am a night owl.

August 7, 2022


Interstate Scene 9: Maps of the Arctic give me vertigo. All that blank bright land feels like leaping off a rooftop.