The Unfinished Life of Edgar Allan Poe

Today, 166 years ago, Edgar Allan Poe departed this world for the next, leaving us breathless for more, and the internet is abuzz with his mysterious death. A few people truly care, but most are simply riding the hashtag wave until the next big trend. This post is for the former, not the latter. I always wonder what else Poe…

Houston Book Event Round-Up – Fall 2015

I’m going crazy again, so it must be fall. Most of my book events seem to happen within a few weeks of each other in autumn, and this year is no exception. If you’re a Greater Houston Area writer, think about coming to one of these activities: September 25 & 26: Houston Writers Guild’s Indiepalooza. If you’re going…

Life Changing Apps (Or At Least Mind Blowing)

Before I begin, know that I’m not getting paid for endorsing any of the apps below. I just wanted to share my personal favorites because I think they’re awesome. Except for the first two (which require a monthly service fee), the rest are only a few bucks each. Enjoy! Apps For Media Junkies: Apple Music – Believe…

Writing is a Pain in the Neck (Literally)

I have been quiet lately, more quiet than usual. No, I didn’t drop off the face of the earth. Instead, I woke up about a month and a half ago with excruciating neck and shoulder pain. I could barely get out of bed, and when I did, walking became a lesson in torture. My neck…