Category Archives: DIY – Do It Yourself

Color Me Visible

If you were paying attention, last month you may have noticed two editorials running in the New York Times that addressed the lack of diversity in children’s books. Where are People of Color in Children’s Books?, by acclaimed author Walter … Continue reading

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Writing the Book I Wanted to Read

I’m sure it’s something of a cliché to quote Toni Morrison when discussing why I wrote my book, The Adventures of Darius Logan, Book One: Super Justice Forcee, but cliché or not, it is totally appropriate within this context. You … Continue reading

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Stumptown Comic Fest 2012 (and Supporting Indie Creators)

This weekend in Portland, Oregon, is the annual Stumptown Comics Fest, a gathering of comics creators and fans that has help to galvanize a certain cross-section of creatives in this town. I started my self-publishing career at a similar show, … Continue reading

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Writing for Teen Boys

Here is the general outline for Kicking Butt & Chewing Bubble Gum: Writing for Teenage Boys, a workshop I taught at Wordstock in 2011. I’m posting it here for anyone to use or disregard as they see fit. The Somewhat … Continue reading

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