Other Writing

Agents: Career Magicians or the Devil’s Right Hand (Hey There’s A Dead Guy)

Nerd Noir: Writing About Sissies and Dorks in Crime Fiction (The Word Nerds)

Adjusting to Expectations After Publishing Your First Novel (Mystery Writing Is Murder)

The Story Behind the Story: Murder Boy (The Rap Sheet)

Schmucks with Underwoods: Why Writers Make the Best Book Characters (Criminal Element)

The Big Idea: When Dreams Come True Too Early (John Scalzi’s Whatever)


I also post short essays and blog posts and other nonsense on this site as the mood strikes and you can find that stuff here.