Meiling Colorado Discusses Her New Novel, Aftermath

Welcome to another very special installment of Virtual Napkins. This week, we will be chatting with author Meiling Colorado whose novel, Aftermath, has just been released by GenZ Publishing. Full disclosure, Meiling and I are published by the same publisher, which is how we met one another. She is an incredibly interesting person, though, and I…

VN Episode 8: Morissa Schwartz and GenZ Publishing

This week on Virtual Napkins TV, Shane recounts last weekend’s Brain 2 Books Cyber Convention. Then he sits down with the voice of generation Z and founder of GenZ Publishing, Morissa Schwartz. Shane and Morissa discuss the benefits of indie publishing and her path to being a digital entrepreneur. Additionally, Antonio brings back one of…

VN Episode 7: Jeremy Smith and ‘The Singularity’

Join Shane this week for an update on writing-related news. Shane discusses the APA finally allowing for singular usage of the third-person pronoun ‘they’ and Antonio previews the reboot of Stephen King’s It. Finally, Shane sits with composer Jeremy Smith, to discuss his new project, ‘The Singularity,’ a ballet that tells a computer’s artificial intelligence coming-of-age…

VN Episode 6: Joe Compton and GoIndieNow

Virtual Napkins is back for Season 2! Catch up with what has been going on with Antonio since last season’s tryst with Miranda (spoiler alert: he’s not handling it well). Shane also discusses this year’s Brain 2 Books Cyber Convention–a convention for readers and authors to connect that takes place exclusively online (and it’s free…

Then the Rain Falls

Tonight, it’s raining. It’s 8:00 PM, and the rain woke me up from a nap I started when work was over because I couldn’t sleep last night. Last night, I poured a glass of bourbon and started writing to you on the old typewriter I keep in the apartment for my drunk friends to type…