This will be the page for quick links to the most popular entries on this blog.
Artist Choices: Why so many otherwise great artists leave the arts. I’ll give you a hint: It’s money.
Falling With Grace: What it means to be an artist. At least some of the time.
In Which We Bid Convergence Adieu And Explain Why: Why Michael walked away from the largest SF/F convention (and best opportunity to sell books and connect with readers) in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro.
The Power of Story: How Michael nearly gave up as a writer and was stopped when two of his fictional characters appeared in the real world. No shit.
Michael’s Tremendously Simple And Mostly But Not Entirely Optional Not Really Rules More Like Guidelines For Writing and Writers: Just what the title says.