A Bevy of Secondary Characters Walk into a Bar: The Messy Middle

I’m finally moving on from the Barrel of Chaotic Monkeys that is plot focus and jumping into  the Barrel of Different Chaotic Monkeys that is character focus

Eight drafts and three years later. That’s a lot. I was trying to fit the whole world into a book. (Pro tip – don’t do that.) At first, I wanted to pour my hurt into it. Then I wanted to pour my hope into it. Now I just want to pour the truth into it. That’s the only thing that works.

It’s also the best way to have fun.

Continue reading A Bevy of Secondary Characters Walk into a Bar: The Messy Middle

Nice People and Bags of Hate

I have one of those faces.

It stretches and moves and sometimes lets everyone know exactly what I’m thinking.

But sometimes it makes people think I’m upset when I’m just thinking about tacos. Tacos do not make me upset.

My face does stuff is what I’m saying, although it’d be super if folks mixed things up and focused on my cankles.

Continue reading Nice People and Bags of Hate