January 2012

18 articles in January 2012

When I called the Park District on Monday to find out about tree damage, I called the Natural Resources Manager. I did not call out to Trek, but it turns out I should have, because that we had some significant damage out there, including damage to exhibit as well as many …

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I will soon have more physical books of The Marinara Murders, and hopefully of The Saints Go Dying shortly after that. This was a proof that I autographed and labeled #001. It was a prize at last night’s Social Media Club. Who knows, if I write enough of these books, …

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I have a general interest in the–dare I say the word–philosophy of technology. Maybe trends is a better word than philosophy. Or just effects. Either way, I try to read a lot about what it all means and where it's going. Part of it is in relation to my work …

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I didn't black out this blog today, but I think SOPA and PIPA and bad solutions to a trumped up problem. The SOPA and PIPA laws attempt to correct piracy in a really counterproductive way. Here's a good run-down on why that is: [vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/31100268 w=500&h=283] For me personally, when …

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Mary and I headed east for a weekend in Plain, Washington. My goal was to get a lot of writing done. I figured that the snow and the quiet would motivate me. And it did! I wrote about 5,000 words this weekend, and things are really moving along. I also …

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