Blog Archives

I was forced to write my first rejection letter today. I think I nailed it.

About these ads

About these ads
Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Word Nerd

Accepting Applications for Authors

Foil & Phaser is now accepting applications for volunteer science fiction and fantasy authors. Please check out both the Site Guidelines and the Terms of Use before applying. If you have any questions or concerns about those two documents, please

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Announcements

Foil & Phaser Community Blog is Online

Hey everybody. I know I’ve been quiet but that’s because I’ve spent a lot of time setting up the other blog I talked about earlier. This is just a note to let you know that the beta version is now

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Announcements

Sword & Laser Community Blog

To all the writers (and readers) out there, If you’re a fan of science fiction or fantasy, you have already heard of the Sword & Laser book club, podcast, and [now cancelled] Geek & Sundry show. If not, stop reading

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Announcements

Dictionary.com Takes A Huge Dump On Nerd Culture (or Let’s Get Hashtag Epic Fail Trending)

WARNING: This post is tl;dr and contains much snarkiness and nerdiness. I have used both the dictionary.com website and the app for a while now, mostly when I want a quick second opinion about a definition, and I am not

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Word Nerd

The Five Stages Of Writing (or I Feel Your Pain)

Like dealing with grief, writing also has five stages. STAGE ONE – Caffeination Most writing begins with some sort of stimulant. Much writing is done late at night because writers are so easily distracted during the day and fail to

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Word Nerd

Trolls and Challenges (or No Post Today)

No post today because I wasted invested all of my allotted blogging time on this story on my other blog. Please go and check it out and I’ll be back tomorrow. Also, sorry about making you click through the extra

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in 3(Blah) + 3(Yada) = (Blog), Announcements, Tell me another story

What Did You Expect? (or I Couldn’t Think of a Better Title)

Just a note because I said I was going to blog every day, so if I do this now it counts as a post, and you can’t stop me! What was I saying? Oh yeah. I just wanted to let

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Announcements

In A Subjunctive Mood (or Long Live The Drama Queen)

So I’ve decided I’m going to try to post something every day. Well, every weekday. Why? I don’t know; it seemed like a good idea at the time. I probably wouldn’t if I were the kind of person who thought

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Best Of Verbatim Gibberish, DPchallenge, Word Nerd

Crickets (Halloween Flash Fiction)

I posted a piece of horror flash fiction on my other blog for Halloween. I hope you enjoy it.

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Tell me another story
Divide and Conquer: A collection of short stories from the workshops of Foil & Phaser for your Kindle or ePub reader.
Divide and Conquer Volume One

is collection of short stories from the workshops of Foil & Phaser available for free from the following retailers.
Smashwords (Kindle, ePub, PDF)
Barnes & Noble (Nook)
iTunes (iBooks)

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

What are you looking at?
Things I Will Probably Regret Later
April 2014
S M T W T F S
« Mar    
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930  
Goodreads
This has nothing to do with anything
Time until the end of the world
The Big DayApril 13th, 2036
22 years to go.
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,636 other followers