Monthly Archives: June 2008

New Ink!

I felt like celebrating this weekend, so I made an appointment with the incredibly talented Ezra Haidet at Austin’s own Triple Crown Tattoo. Ezra had a craving to make robots this weekend, and I had an idea I thought might … Continue reading

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Tales of the Mountain State 2 cover and lineup

Dig that Lansdale blurb, huh? The official lineup for this one has been released. Mark Justice Jonathan Maberry Bob Freeman Lucy A. Snyder Nate Kenyon Steven L. Shrewsbury Michael Laimo Maurice Broaddus Gary A. Braunbeck Brian J. Hatcher Mary SanGiovanni … Continue reading

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RIP George Carlin

Now the world is a little less angry and a lot less interesting.

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Sad conversations I’ve had recently

Exhibit A Location - Supermarket Me:  Where’s the O’Doul’s? Shawna: In the corner.  Oh, Coors has a non-alcoholic beer, too. Me (sarcastic): Yeah, bet that tastes excellent. Just call me Nate Southard – recovering alcoholic, near-beer snob. Exhibit B Location – … Continue reading

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A Matter of Middles

So right now I’m what some might call “neck deep” in a rewrite of my latest manuscript.  It’s moving along okay, but it reminds me of a good topic: middles. See, the previous draft of this manuscript suffered from what … Continue reading

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“It’s Even Better the Second Time”

My flash fiction piece “It’s Even Better the Second Time” has just been posted at Horror-Mall as entry 16 in their Horror D’oeuvres series.  It’s a short and nasty one, and I think it’s a helluva lotta fun.  Go, read, … Continue reading

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It Must Be Summer

My electric bill has skyrocketed, kids are everywhere, the crap-ass ice cream van is driving past my house playing the same shitty version of “It’s a Small World After All” every ten minutes, and I really wish people would stop … Continue reading

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Announcement: Darkness on the Edge

I’ve mentioned this one before, but here’s great news I wanted to share. I just want to say how excited I am about this one. It’s an incredible honor to share a table of contents with such wonderful authors. And … Continue reading

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American Skin

This past weekend I read one damn good book.  American Skin by Ken Bruen is by far the best crime novel I’ve read this year.  Publishers Weekly describes the book like so… At the start of Bruen’s dark tribute to … Continue reading

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Hooray for Kelli!

Kelli Dunlap has an announcement.

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