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Little Disasters

Little Disasters

Ugh, what a slog of a week. Both of my cats were suffering from digestive issues and I was literally up to my elbows in shit and vomit from Monday to Saturday. Their stomachs have since settled down from whatever bug afflicted them, and there are no further signs of...

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Happy February

Happy February

Here we are, half way through another month, getting closer and closer to the release of Feast of Darkness, Part I, and I’ve found myself reminiscing a lot about the path that has taken me this far. I wouldn’t have made it past even the first year without friends,...

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Authenticity vs. Posturing

Authenticity vs. Posturing

“Diversity” is the buzz-phrase of the age. Given the rise of fascism and intolerance, the universe has had to balance itself with an equal rise of libertarian ideals. However, and with any social and political force, diversity can become as much an empty notion as the...

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Mr. Brown’s Mailbag #2

Mr. Brown’s Mailbag #2

I've had a number of emails over the past month with various iterations of the same question: "When is the next book coming out?" Okay, here's the skinny. I missed my October 2017 deadline, clearly, though I ended up writing two books, which was both a blessing (more...

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Creative Collective, Year In Review

Creative Collective, Year In Review

What started as a curiosity to force myself to read the work other writers (due a commitment of time that I’m poor at allotting—not a lack of interest) turned into a project that reached beyond my wildest expectations. Eleven amazing artists, and not only writers, but...

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A Reading at The Round

A Reading at The Round

This week I was invited to share my work via a Chiseries reading event. The videos are below. I don’t really have much else to say and the 2-part video is about 15m, though you can expect lots of chatter in the upcoming weeks, including last year’s Creative Collective...

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A Magical Evening

A Magical Evening

Last night was a magical evening. I mean that in the truest sense: a palpable energy of wisdom and respect to which Justin and I were present. In a meeting planned since last year, we hosted dinner for two indigenous elders who Justin works with and greatly respects....

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Art Begets Art

Art Begets Art

(Article originally appeared on Hypable.) I got my first tattoo when I was 20 years old. It was somewhat meaningless, as many pieces of body art can be when gotten on impulse. I hadn’t been drinking or anything, though my judgement was no less clouded by the hubris of...

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Auld Lang Syne

Auld Lang Syne

Well, that’s a wrap—almost. Another 365 days gone, goals achieved, failed or postponed. All in all I’d consider 2017 a personal (not politicial) success. My highs: completing the Four Feasts till Darkness saga, marching and speaking on the news, adopting a new animal...

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Winterfall

Winterfall

A drift, a breath Another death Of season, and of time Gather around Family bound Beat snow-devils from your coat Summon your kin To hearth and stone To home and bone These ties that forever bind Winter has fallen A chill so near Pressing frosted claws to pane Winter...

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Some Early Cheer

Some Early Cheer

Or late, depending on whether or not you were looking forward to this quarter’s newsletter. We’re still in the fourth quarter, though, so it wasn’t late as much as...strategically delayed and deployed. Or something. Anyhoo, Geadhain’s Quarterly was just sent out this...

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True Beauty Is Eternal

True Beauty Is Eternal

Last week I found that rare gem floating in the Facebook effluvium: a beautiful and short bio that we’ll get to shortly. I don’t have all that much to say that the video doesn’t express. I urge you to watch it, and to consider what it means in your own life—how aging...

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