POST 14: ANNOUNCING CAMP REDBLOOD BOOK TWO

ANNOUNCING CAMP REDBLOOD BOOK TWO   As I mentioned in my last blog post, Camp Redblood and the Summer of Terror, the intended second entry in the Camp Redblood bookseries, is taking me forever to write, so I’ve come up with another new story—shorter, leaner, and more narratively propulsive than either Summer of Terror or…

POST 13: VIRAL-NESS, YOUTUBE CRITICISM, and WHAT’S NEXT

  VIRAL-NESS, YOUTUBE CRITICISM, and WHAT’S NEXT   For those just joining the Camp Redblood crew, here’s a quick recap of how we got here…   In late 2013, I was working a middling job at a middling company in Cambridge, Massachusetts. I wasn’t doing what I wanted to be doing occupation-wise (I’m still not…

POST 12: MS PAINT AND THE EVOLUTION OF CAMP REDBLOOD

MS PAINT AND THE EVOLUTION OF CAMP REDBLOOD Microsoft Paint can do anything. I frequently say this to people who react incredulously when I tell them what my favorite artistic medium is. It’s not entirely true; every once in a while I’ll require the services of a Photoshop knock-off to get a detail right for one…

POST 11: THE FINDING FORRESTER CONUNDRUM

THE FINDING FORRESTER CONUNDRUM Ok, so I’m out of ideas to write about for the blog, at least until my manuscript is printed and ready to be edited. My intention was to keep the subject matter of these posts at least tangentially related to Camp Redblood, but what the hell, it’s my blog. In the meantime,…