Musings | Where do I buy a Time Turner?!

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Imagine a child’s bedroom. The floor unseen. Toys scattered about. You know carpet covers the floor. At one point you’d seen the carpet. Except, all you see now is a cocktail party of Barbies, plastic bodies tossed haphazardly, their clothes strewn about, a pink convertible in pieces, doll houses wrecked, all as if a hurricane had come through […]

Musings | You don’t always need to tie your shoe la-… er… loose ends up

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Ever get to the end of a good book, your ready to take a breath after finally reaching the happy–or maybe just satisfying or unexpected–ending but then… You feel a nagging knot between your shoulder blades. Something is up. That one plot point. The character who mysteriously vanished midway through the story, who would’ve had all […]

Musing | Failed Roll, Shit Happens

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Anyone who plays a campaign with me knows I can’t roll if my character’s life depended on it. I’m the guy in the party who makes everything worse despite his good intentions. And everyone at the table knows my luck. Nope. Those are Clint’s dice. Not touching those. Case in point. One Sunday about a month […]

The Craft | Cause and Effect Creation

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Most people don’t know but I’m currently in the middle of writing a big epic fantasy. Trust me, that last line is not redundant. My blog. My rules. I’ve always wanted to write sweeping epics. You know the kind. Lord of the Rings. Song of Ice and Fire. Wheel of Time. Shannara. Magic. Swords. Knights. […]

Musings | Bay-ism vs. Feels

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When I was a kid, I loved action movies. The little-kid-me loved to watch shit blow up. KABOOM! To the save the day the movie hero would light the fuse connected to a bundle of volatile dynamite sticks, book it out of the villain’s hideout just in time to nearly avoid the blast that could/would take out […]