Wednesday, December 2, 2009

The Best Time To Buy An Ant Farm or News From the Lit World.

A few things to mention briefly:

There is some crackling good stuff at the new decomP.

This guy, Alan Stewart Carl, is a writing beast. Don't believe me? Read this.

I had a story up at Metazen a few days back called "The Body Ricardo." Thanks to Frank Hinton and team for throwing that up.

JMWW editor Dave Erlewine interviewed me. Find it here. Thanks Dave and Jen Michalski, two of the good folks.

Fractured West is putting out a final call for submissions before hitting the world in the face with issue one. Send something.

Wrong Tree is coming. No lie.


  1. Probably shouldn't have read your Metazen piece while eating my egg salad. VERY excited for WT!!!

  2. Egg salad...Mmmmmm. Dead, bloated body...Mmmmmm.

  3. excellent, man, this piece is great.

  4. can you tell fractured west to stop rejecting me? then i can join you in the inaugural issue. ha ha

  5. Ha...I'll see what I can do about FW, man. Can't imagine they haven't snatched up some Erlewine for their first stew. That's like leaving out the carrots.

  6. Dude, I just came across the shout out. Thanks. Appreciate it.


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