In my latest post on The Rogue, I attempt to capitalize on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge phenomenon that has swept the country. The point being to raise awareness and funds for adoption-related causes. We’ll see if it works…
…and video demonstration of the “Challenge”
“The Left Behind series is, by no means, quality fiction…but Nick Cage bringing all his Nick Cage-isms to the lead character of airline captain, Rayford Steele? Yes, please!”
In my latest post on The Rogue, I review a new viru-pocalypse novella written by promising young author (and friend of mine), J. Shepard Trott.
When I first began writing Hitting for the Cycle, it was under very different circumstances. It had a different title, and I was writing it as a screenplay, not a novel. I wrote two pages of screenplay and realized I had much more story to tell than I could capture in a film’s script. So, I decided to start with the novel. Now that it’s done, however, I can’t help but fantasize about what the book might look like translated to the big screen. As such, I’ve been toying with what I would consider the film’s soundtrack…not that I would have ANY control over something like that. But this is how writers think. Cart before the horse. While writing, I almost always listened to music, and these are the songs that resonated the most with the material in my book. One of the songs, I wrote myself. I present to you the (un)official Hitting for the Cycle soundtrack! Continue reading