The Open Minds

It's almost Oscar time as I'm working on this post, and a recent episode of The Creative Penn got me thinking about my journey into animation. I think the lessons would benefit some of you…

You’ve Got Nothing to Lose

Back at the beginning of 2013 when I published THE TRIP, I got in touch with Jose, a really cool guy who runs Final Boss Studio. Jose and a small and talented team are producing…

Three teend in a living room, zombies in the background

Presenting The Trip Trailer – Nov 2012

Today you're getting another out-of-sequence post with some cool stuff. This marks the fourth anniversary of the publication of my zombie novel, THE TRIP. In honor of that milestone I've decided to release an early…

The Importance of the Audience

Art doesn't come alive until someone reads it. Until then it's just ink on paper or bits in a file. Today we're going to explore this part of your artistic experience. Who Are You Writing…

Character design - Meghan from THE TRIP

Bring Forth The Zombies!

I've launched into an animated version of my zombie novel, THE TRIP. It's a lot of work tackling an animated feature - I couldn't do this without the help of a bunch of very talented…

Never Stop Dreaming

The Other Ten Percent

In Ten Percent I talked about the phenomenon where 10% of the people who read your work won't like anything you write, no matter what you do. These people you need to learn to ignore.…

What’s In A Name (Software Edition)

I've proudly released my first shareware program - The Shuffler! As I write this I'm in a public beta: if you want to give it a try and send some feedback, I'd appreciate it! This…

NaNoWriMo 2014 Checkin 2

We're about 2/3 of the way through NaNoWriMo. I've got about 8k words. Realistically I'm not going to hit 50k by the end of the month - but I knew that going in. This has…

DreamGirl: The Ending

If you've been following me, you know about my movie, My DreamGirl Was A Vampire. The project started as a film festival entry, but over time I added the stretch goal of selling the movie…

Back from GraniteCon

I spent the weekend at my second Granite State Comicon. I've been trying to build a name for myself in the region, and I'm having mixed results. Last year was my first time out. All…

The Thousand Dedicated Followers

I'm in the process of building a following for myself as an indie writer/producer. If you're following me on Twitter (I'm @tmorgan_2100) you can track how I'm doing. As of the time of this writing…