Category: On Writing

Amazing what you find when you Google yourself. For over thirty-five years I’ve told the story about how Harlan Ellison took me to task in print for mistaking one of his short stories in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science …

Harlan Ellison Schools Your Host Read More »

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It doesn’t matter if it’s a car, girlfriend or boyfriend, or superhero you create, you never forget your first. When your first superhero makes his debut in your first published comics work, though, that’s really special, and, thanks to Caliber Comics, …

“VANGUARD” NOW AVAILABLE THRU AMAZON! Read More »

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The countdown to Cedar Rapids Comic Con continues with today’s awesome reason to stop by my table (135) this Saturday! Yes, it’s time to do the “write” thing!

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“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times … ” Yes, it was, Chuck.  2016, I mean. Our incredible daughter graduated from college this year, and we couldn’t be more proud of her. Meanwhile, if you had …

2016 Writing Review Read More »

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Time to get back on the horse, and what better way than a signing at Barnes & Noble! Like the announcement says, I’m signing copies of my books and graphic novels at the Cedar Rapids B&N on Thursday, October 27, …

Steven Philip Jones at Barnes & Noble in Cedar Rapids Read More »

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Jonny Quest and Speed Racer meet Popular Science and Popular Mechanics. My screenplay for Max Q is now being represented by Caliber Entertainment, and I couldn’t be more excited! But what is Max Q? Well, like they say in baseball, …

MAX Q: Relivin’, Racin’ & Reverbs Read More »

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The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom. – Matthew 13:38 Street Heroes was originally published in December 1988 by Malibu Graphics as Street Heroes 2005. Malibu’s publisher Dave Olbrich and creative director Tom …

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H. P. Lovecraft’s “Call of Cthulhu” is a story about a monster and the monstrous. The Lovecraft canon is replete with monsters. The “Dream-Quest” tales overflow with fantastical shamblers, and his earliest published stories, like “Herbert West: Reanimator” and “The …

“The Call of Cthulhu”: An Appreciation of a “Rather Middling” Weird Tale Read More »

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