#LifeBooksWriting: Music I Love/Book Playlists

Once upon a time, in another life, I was a DJ. Music has always been a huge part of my world; I can’t really work without it. I will listen to almost anything except contemporary country, but my favorite genres (in no particular order) are industrial, goth, dark ambient, neoclassical, trap, house, trance, and videoContinue reading “#LifeBooksWriting: Music I Love/Book Playlists”

Those of My Kind Playlist

If you know me, you know I love music. I was a DJ for quite a while, and music is still a huge source of inspiration for me. One thing I like to do is create my dream soundtrack for the books I write. So, with Those of My Kind out in just about aContinue reading “Those of My Kind Playlist”

Video Games and Inspiration

Since returning from grad school residency a couple of weeks ago, I’ve been playing a lot of video games. Blame Steam, to whom I have given many dollars thanks to their holiday sales. I’ve played Dead Island, dabbled in Portal, and when I want something simple and silly, I fire up Plants vs Zombies. ForContinue reading “Video Games and Inspiration”

Electronic Saviors update

Last year I posted that I would be taking part in the second edition of the massive compilation Electronic Saviors: Industrial Music to Cure Cancer. I’m excited to tell you that the time for pre-orders has arrived! My track, under my DJ name (DJ Lollidrop) appears only on the premium edition, but no matter whichContinue reading “Electronic Saviors update”

No Wonder My Nose Keeps Bleeding…

A long weekend is nearly upon me (hooray for a day job that follows the federal holiday schedule), to be filled with thesis revisions and progress on the five short stories currently brewing. (One is for a dieselpunk anthology put out by the fine folks at Twit Publishing, but that’s not due until the endContinue reading “No Wonder My Nose Keeps Bleeding…”