“Haunting Melissa” Is “I-Thing of the Week”

(The photo above shows Haunting Melissa director Neal Edelstein hard at work filming the story while I get in people’s way!) I am, of course, ALWAYS the I-Thing of MY week, but I was delighted to…

Interview: The Writing of “Haunting Melissa”

  It’s very rare I get to do an interview on writing technique:  most people just don’t know the right questions to ask. But Sean Hood at the website Genre Hacks grilled me very intelligently on…

Acculturated.Com on “Haunting Melissa”

At Acculturated.com, a cool pop culture site well worth checking out, writer and pal-o-mine Mark Tapson has produced an excellent piece on the iPad/iPhone App Haunting Melissa (script by yours truly): I’m not generally a horror…

Lots of Cool “Haunting Melissa” Stuff

[Update. My Twitter Q&A on Haunting Melissa is now scheduled for 9:30 AM PST Thursday the 25th. Submit questions prior to that to @hauntingmelissa.] If you haven’t yet downloaded the unique and frightening ghost story app Haunting…

Panel on Fatherhood and Men

I really enjoyed participating in the 4th annual Conference on Fatherhood and Men, hosted by BOND and its founder, the remarkable Reverend Jesse Lee Peterson. I was on a panel, moderated by JLP, with two really…

Great Launch for Haunting Melissa

  Wow, I couldn’t be happier with the way Neal Edelstein and the Haunting Melissa team introduced this new ghost story — and this new form of entertainment —to the world. Lots of good press about…

“Haunting Melissa” Has Arrived

If you own an iPhone or iPad, you can now download the first ever app movie, “Haunting Melissa,” a ghost story with a script by yours truly. My buddy Neal Edelstein came up with this truly…

“Haunting Melissa” Coming Soon

I’m really excited about this. My buddy Neal Edelstein — now the overlord of his own company Hooked Digital Media — has created this brilliant new app to, in his words, “fill a void in today’s…

Interview at Faulkner University

Here’s an hour-long interview I did with Professor Robert Woods of Great Books Honors College of Faulkner University. We discuss my novels Crazy Dangerous, If We Survive and Identity Man, talk writing in general with a…

Me on Mamet – Again.

I’ve written about the playwright and screenwriter David Mamet a number of times now, first in the Los Angeles Times, then in the Wall Street Journal. I don’t intend to make a career of it, but…