Mindful inventory of our gratitude is good for our mental health and every kind of personal performance. Meditation on gratitude can even help us be physically healthier and more resilient. If you're like me, it's been a challenging year; uncertainty and loss all around. Everything we try to do every day is just a little … Continue reading Gratitude
A talk with writer of interest @klintfinley sparked this one; he’s researching the “Outlaw Comics” movement of the 1990s, an unruly, creative riot within comics history that stubbornly refuses to be swept under the rug – even as the illiterate imagine comics of the period consisted of nothing but image, Wizard and gimmick covers. If you’ve heard … Continue reading Giant Step: on Faust 2020, Raw Media Mags and Outlaw Comics
(A thing about giving your energy to the people who get you, getting back what you give and a great network I joined this year to improve my storytelling craft and my storytelling business…) Here’s what I’ve learned about about not knowing things. Sometimes we don’t know what we don’t know. And that can hold … Continue reading Find Your People and Walk the Walk Together
My Bio in Novels / Comics Art: Frank Brunner My Bio in Novels A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L'Engle Forever, Pete Hamill The Cider House Rules, John Irving The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood Stranger in a Strange Land, Robert Heinlein American Gods, Neil Gaiman Clockers, Richard Price Books of Blood, Clive Barker The Silence of … Continue reading My Bio in Novels / Comics
Saturday morning, day five of our storm blackout. Wave three of my signed books shipping will NOT go out Monday, sorry. We’re safe but blacked out and sparing our batteries for emergency use. More when we know it! Thanks.
Great news in the Year of No Comic Cons: my Local Comic Con BRONX HEROES lives online on Youtube and Insta! Last week, I enjoyed a talk with Ray Felix, Lance Mechaneck and Rom Perriello via Zoom from the Limbo Lounge (the little storage room I write in) up here at Stately Quinn Manor so … Continue reading My Local Comic Con BRONX HEROES Lives Online!
Thanks, Ontario, Montreal and Lisbon! You will be the first of just a few QV Underground owners outside the dirty and defiled looking for a comeback U.S.A. That's all for today, be good to each other.
When I am not writing or walking my dog lately, I've been collecting links to recent media so I can share it with the growing readership (thanks) of this blog. When I find one, I promise I will add it to a short post, as well as my Media page, which I really need to … Continue reading Mostly About the Dark Side of Marvel (The Comics, Not Perlmutter…)
Just a quick update -- all those who purchased QV Underground July 1-11 (Wave Two) will find their copies shipping earlier than projected, by priority mail Wednesday, July 15. Tomorrow is the cutoff for Wave One of the international orders, which will ship at approximately the same time. Still waiting to hear from one person … Continue reading Quick Update: Wave Two Shipping Early!
Resilience in the Pandemic of 2020 Something special today, sharing a video for these times by a friend and colleague, another gifted friend going back to our college days, Kathleen Murphy, creator/producer of @life.all.in. Kathleen describes her platform of inspiration, Life All In, as "Interviews with people living vibrant, engaged lives - about opening doors … Continue reading Life All In