I'm a weaver of tales, mainly Lovecraftian horror, sci-fi, and the
like. I just received my MFA in creative writing and my thesis was,
no joke, an academic analysis of monsters. Writing is a large part
of my life, and I'm active in the literary community. I spent a lot
of my time chasing tale.
I also do the “Notable L.A.” blog on therumpus.net.
And I co-founded Shades and Shadows.
It's a bi-monthly reading series
that brings together six SF/F/H authors and has them read from
their own works to a live audience.
I have been a massage therapist since 2003. I intend to keep the
skills, but don’t necessarily plan on keeping it as my job for the
rest of my life. Unlike many others in the field, I like Science!™
I’m not a fan of the Hippie Bullshit, preferring instead
Socially, I do lots of other stuff. I go out to literary readings,
nerdy events, parties at friends' houses, I host dinner &
horror movie nights, go to MindShare events, the list goes
There may or may not be video of me and my friend jousting using
flaming Christmas trees.