David and Mom

I had some Angst in 2015

2015 was a year of incredible highs and terrible lows. It’s been a galactic roller coaster. “Hey, look, it’s the beautiful Milky Way… Uh, wait, how did I end up in a planet’s molten core?” Ugh. Life threw a lot…

David and Cristi Famous

Angst Team Profile: Cristi

There is a lot to be said about best friends. They are there when no one else is. They are the ones who ask what’s wrong because they sense it, not because you complain. They are the ones you party…

Success vs. Accomplishment

I’m not what some would call a successful writer. This is not a complaint, merely a realization. I haven’t sold 100,000 books, they haven’t made Angst The Motion Picture, I haven’t been interviewed on a late night talk show. (Yet.)…

Is the Shot Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

Whew! I mean really, whew! Yesterday was rough! Little things went wrong and and affected me more than they should have because of bigger problems. The day made me bitter, and it was hard to keep that dour attitude in…

Sometimes there aren’t the right words

Thursday night I received a call from an old friend who lost her sixteen year old daughter to suicide. I don’t completely have the words I need for everything that is going through my mind, but I’m also a writer.…

Brandon Captain Kirk

Angst Team Profile: Brandon

Over the next year I’m going to occasionally shout out people who are a part of my team on this blog. Writing is rarely done alone. It takes a team of supporters who are there for you in many ways.…

Steampunk cosplay

A SoonerCon Adventure!

I don’t know how to work smart. I’m not sure if I skipped that day of class or if the universe is conspiring against me. (Well, it is conspiring against me…) I do, however, know how to work hard. As…