Tag Archives: comics

Dear Comics

It’s not you, it’s me. I want to fall in love with you, I really do. All of my friends say that you’re really great. And you are great, really. I’m just not feeling it. I just can’t get into the way that you tell stories. As far back as I can remember, I’ve always […]

Writing It Down For Later

Inspiration is a tricky thing to describe. Kind of like trying to capture scents with a mason jar underwater. I mean to say that one never knows when something will strike the flint and and an idea will erupt into flaming life. It’s part and parcel of being a writer that one must keep records […]

To Serve… Others

I’m primarily a fiction writer. Actually 99% fiction writer. The exceptions are these posts for the Cafe, some real-life stuff on my own blog and a rather largish pamphlet I wrote back in the early 2000s (the Naughties – heh) on the subject of making mini comics. Once upon a time there was a website […]

Sharks Have to Swim; Writers Have to Write

During elementary school, I drew comic books in class. My first character was Outback Jack, a whip-toting bad-ass inspired by Crocodile Dundee and Indiana Jones. By the time I reached high school, I spent a lot of time writing and drawing comics. I came up with the brand name Power Comics when I was in […]