Recycled Writing

| March 11, 2019

After finishing my latest novella, part of an anthology of teen-led Noir stories to be published later this year, I realized it is the final work that I have adapted from one of my original, unproduced screenplays. In another lifetime, I made a modest living penning for-hire scripts. In between jobs I wrote several feature-length […]

Sawney Answers His Critics: Hi, Critics!

| April 1, 2013

With my debut novel DEAD SIZE having amassed over forty reviews to date on Amazon and Goodreads combined, I thought it would be fun to respond to my book’s few detractors. (I know these sites strongly recommend the author not do this, but this is MY blog and I get to do what I want […]

The Story of the Story of DEAD SIZE

| March 25, 2013

Now that my debut novel DEAD SIZE has been unleashed on an unsuspecting world and it’s amassing reviews both good (most!) and bad (a couple), I felt this might be an opportune time to share how the book came to be what it is. The novel originated as a screenplay, a decidedly quirky mash-up of […]