I spent about six months writing a 12,000-word essay on a Van Halen concert from 1982 I stumbled upon at YouTube. Part I of this seven-part essay, "In Search of Lost Rock," went up this past week at The Nervous Breakdown, and I'd be pleased as punch if you read it. I'll be posting Part II in a week or so. Get on this one early, and take a ride down Memory Lane with me this summer.
My third novel, Badge (unpublished), was named a finalist in the Pacific Northwest Writers Association's Literary Contest for 2011 in the Mainstream category. My second novel, Ghost Notes, released on my own imprint Defunct Press in 2008, won the 2009 PODBRAM Award for best work of contemporary fiction. My first novel, Stuck Outside of Phoenix, is being made into a feature film. My writing has or will appear in The Writer, Writers' Journal and Pear Noir!, and online at Salon, The Los Angeles Review, Word Riot, The Collagist, elimae, PANK, JMWW, Bartleby Snopes, The Rumpus, The Nervous Breakdown and writersdojo.org.