Chapin City Blues

Writing is writing whether done for duty, profit, or fun.

A few years ago, DC Comics tried to strike a deal with Alan Moore. They were willing to revert the rights to Watchmen back to its creator if Moore agreed to write “some dopey prequels and sequels.” Moore, of course, declined the offer. DC Comics went ahead with the dopey prequels, dubbing the titles Before …

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    The writing bug bit me early Saturday morning. I just didn’t know what it wanted me to write about. So I spent the early part of the day reading Star Wars: Death Troopers by Joe Schreiber because it mixes two of my favorite things – Star Wars and the undead (I’m a keeper!). Out …

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During my doctor’s visit, the technician asked me about my anxiety issues. She asked if I was taking any medication for it, which I quickly said no. I’ve managed to handle it with certain breathing exercises and whatnot. She asked why I refused medicine and I cited the side effects they seemed to have in …

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