Samples of Flesh Creaking knees are ticking seconds Of a Rolex inherited from ancestral DNA Either elastic of pleather Plastic or gold, the hand moves the same These dwindling seconds are all there is Despite Shoulder's Weight And suitcased eyes It moves just right Changing of the Gods The mind is an autoimmune disease Benedicting… Continue reading Samples of Flesh, Changing of the Gods, and Proof Beyond Doubt
Jubilance impregnated the vibe of the bar and birthed laughter. It started with the old men and women reminiscing on how simple their once complicated issues had seemed. Just as they stopped, another group, this time the just college-graduated bar-philosophers. The thick rimmed scrawny man, in the middle of the pack, had rehashed joke made… Continue reading This is America, A Novel: Chapter One
I recommend you read my story Bloodlines, before reading the rest of this post. The following document is a working document of my process for creating Bloodlines, and it explains the decisions I made while writing it. I'd like it to serve as a way to help you better get into my head as a… Continue reading Bloodlines, The Working Document
It's called an AlphaSmart NEO. It's a dedicated word processor with no excess features like internet connectivity, etc. What do I call it? This little thing meant to teach kids to type (you know back when we had to teach kids how to type), is called my first draft machine. Every short story I've written since… Continue reading What The Hell Is That Thing?
The text below is an editorial from my good friend and fellow writer at Beautiful Losers Magazine. He talks about how the magazine has been for the first few years of our life and how we've decided to go moving forward. I hope you enjoy reading it and are also on board with us for… Continue reading Submissions suck.