Thursday, March 22, 2012

Curacao: No Fear, No Loathing

“Where?” That was the most common reaction my wife and I got, here in the American heartland, when we told people that we were headed to Curacao for a week at the end of February

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Springsteen Conversion Story

To celebrate the release of the new Bruce Springsteen album, here's my conversion story: It's 1978, I'm 13 years old, walking down the street, a dicey neighborhood we lived in at the time, and some high school kids in a speeding car throw a full can of beer at my head.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Whiplash River Pub Date

The publication date for WHIPLASH RIVER, the follow-up novel to GUTSHOT STRAIGHT, has been officially locked: July 10, 2012, from William Morrow.

I’ll provide more information down the line, but for a quick impressionistic preview here’s a selection of words and terms from the official proofreading sheet that came with the copy-edited manuscript:

Baby Jesus, Ambergris Caye, AR-15, Louboutin,
dama blanca, dumb-ass, “Please, Please, Please” (James Brown), St. Francis Cabrini, Inshallah, Baird’s tapir.