Washington Post’s Neologisms

According to a meme that’s been going around, the Washington Post has published the winning submissions to its annual neologisms contests, in which readers are asked to supply alternative meanings for common words. Seeing how much you all enjoyed my post...

Honest Fibs: Happy April Fool’s Day

I have some great news: my third collection of short stories is now ready, and waiting for my cover wizard friend, Alex Saskalides, to work his magic. The title is Honest Fibs, since the stories are narrated as an exchange of tall tales between two fishermen. To...

After Sinister Spam, Comes the Goofy One

You may remember the recent spam I’d been getting from some persons offering to off anyone annoying me – or, at least, teach them a lesson. Mercifully, this sort of spam has stopped. In its place, I started receiving spam from lawyers. Kinda makes sense, I...

Sinister Spam: The Unexpected Pitfalls of Crime Writing

The Internet just got a little weirder for me, and on my birthday of all days (turning 46 today). So, I simply had to share. I’m sure you’re as familiar with spam as I am. I’m even more certain, that you enjoy it about as much as I do. However, one...