Ebolaphobia: Bullying Families Into Keeping Healthy Kids Out of School

The RogueIn my latest post on The Rogue, I weigh in on a tragedy of ignorance that unfairly stigmatized some of my dear friends.

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Introducing the Brand New ADOPTION TICKLE-ME CHALLENGE

?????????????????????????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…

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…and video demonstration of the “Challenge”

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Earth 2.0: Alien Life as Humanity’s Reset Button

ETIn my latest post on The Rogue, I discuss some of the global implications a sister planet could have on mankind after NASA’s recent bold proclamations about our place in the universe.

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Getting Hit and Moving Forward: Pursuing the Dream of Full Time Writing

RockyIn my latest post on The Rogue, I talk about my journey (so far) as an aspiring writer…with a little advice from my friend, Rocky Balboa.

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Left Behind is Stupid…(And That’s Why it’s Fun)

Left_Behind_-_Teaser_PosterMy latest post on The Rogue…

“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!”

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Living in a World Where “Nobody Says Hi Anymore” – A Review of J. Shepard Trott’s Novella

Cover Design by Adam Smith

Cover Design by Adam Smith

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.

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The (Un)official ‘Hitting for the Cycle’ Soundtrack

headphonesWhen 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

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