Why you should watch MMA #1: Hold the Blood, Hold Your Mud

People like this sport. They really do. All kinds of people, not just the gun-toting, confederate-flag waving guys that were a primary audience early on (that last sentence I’m paraphrasing from memory of L. John Werthheim’s Blood in the Cage, a book about the rise of the UFC). Since I’m a gay guy in the…


I #amediting know, knew, probably, seemed

This blog entry is for my good friend Kristen, who keeps me company with frequent texts while I’m editing, and keeps me positive with thoughts like, “What are you editing now? It was already good.” (Because she helped make it good with editing). Well, Kristen, since you asked, I hereby dedicate an entire SERIES of…


#my1stUFC – Sights and Sounds of Arena Fighting

My first UFC was fucking awesome. That I used the word “fucking” should tell you just how awesome it was, because my mom reads these blogs, and I used it anyway. You can check out my live tweets at the hashtag in the title, but I’ll go over some of my impressions more in depth….


#rejection = #amediting

Turns out, getting turned down by a publisher is going to be the best thing that could have happened for this book. For my psyche, not so much in the short term, but it’s worth it for the sake of the art, and I’m sure I’ll recover. Yes—I had dreams of being the one author…