Crushes, A Fiction Collection by Eric Shay Howard, Coming Soon To Paperback

I received my proof copy of Crushes, my short fiction collection, by me, Eric Shay Howard. This book is already available on Amazon Kindle, but I haven’t had time to get the paperback version ready until now. I’m pretty excited about it! I worked really hard on these stories for a very long time. I’m… Continue reading Crushes, A Fiction Collection by Eric Shay Howard, Coming Soon To Paperback

Writing A Friend In Prison After 13 Years

One of my best friends in high school is in prison for doing something awful. He was on the run for 2 years and has been in prison for 7 years. I haven’t spoken to him for longer than that – maybe 10 or 12 years? Let’s just say 13 years. I have been wanting… Continue reading Writing A Friend In Prison After 13 Years

I’m Swearing Off Grindr And Going To Bars

Something happened a few times that really bothers me and it happened again, kind of. I have a few other posts I could post today, but because I’m still super upset, I’m going to blog about this instead. See here’s the thing. I’ve never been officially diagnosed with any social anxiety issues or social problems,… Continue reading I’m Swearing Off Grindr And Going To Bars

Hurry Please I Want To Know, The Snow Child, and In Our Time

I’ve been told to write everyday over the summer. Okay, challenge accepted. Classes have been over for about a week and I’ve already written thirty pages of crap. Not bad crap; I’ve gotten pretty good at polishing turds if I do say so myself, but it’s not as hard as marble or even as hard as… Continue reading Hurry Please I Want To Know, The Snow Child, and In Our Time

Ron Carlson Writes A Story and The Governor’s Ball

My second semester at the University of Louisville is coming to end. In some ways, it was a better semester than my last. I got to write some more, and I actually got to participate in my first master class. Thank you, Michelle Latiolais! I also learned a lot about myself as a writer this… Continue reading Ron Carlson Writes A Story and The Governor’s Ball