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The time has come; my intention wasn’t to launch more tidbits and information on my forthcoming (and first, mind you) New Orleans thriller novella around Halloween, you know, “the season of the witch,” but everything happens in its own time and for a reason...
Just start. You heard me; get to it. What are you waiting for?
Most of my peers and clients have come to me over the years, and poured their hearts out. I was there, too...
The Fire Burns Low
Been working on this manuscript for some time now, and wanted to get some feedback from the writing universe. It’s a Christmas tale, set in mid-late-18th-century American colonies. And yes, like my breakout novella, it’s GLBT-related, a bit snarky, sexual and wild....
I Miss You
OK, there are lots of things I miss at the moment; I’ll chalk them up to growing older and being in a contemplative frame of mind today. And no, the dreary, wintry landscape outside my window isn’t helping any.
So, what came to mind officially, were better days — days I’ve spent in the Carolina’s, namely this past summer at Ocean Creek Plantation and Resort...
I’ve been out since I was 19-years old; that’s when I came out of the closet to close friends. It wasn’t until I was 21 that I came out to my family. But, the story starts long before that.
Simon Spier, the fictional 17-year old and protagonist of “Love Simon” and I have several parallels when it comes to well, coming out...
Joe Federico has been in the editorial and publishing field for 12 years. His first taste of publishing came when he interned at M. Evans Inc., Publishing in 2005; instantly he fell in love with the art — the craft, if you will....
2014 Winter Trends for Men
It was not too long ago that men’s fashion included tons of color, and guys truly had fun with their clothes. Most fashion experts say that it was a direct response to the economic downfall; people had drab lives, so they wanted to control what they wore, and furthermore, wanted to lift their spirits...
A Colorful Gothic Explosion
Think of the winter 2014-15 fashion as a colorful orgy, and everyone is invited. Women will be wearing every color under the sun, mixed with tons of fur, and some very large sunglasses. The truth is, the winter trends really have no direction. Let’s get a handle on what’s about to happen, shall we?
Spring Fashion Trends for Men
It may be cold and wet out, fellas, but those days will soon be behind you. Everyone is wrapped up in wool scarves and dingy suits, right? Well, there is something to get excited about, and that is the wondrous world of spring and summer fashion … it is right around the corner...
Leaves All Around: Women's Fall Fashion 2015
Leaves will be falling, wind will be blowing. But what will you be wearing? This fall, trends are moving back toward the elegant. Plaids will be showing up like piles of foliage on people’s lawns, and solid-coloured jewellery will be on your lobes, glowing like a soon-to-be jack-o-lantern on a spooky night. Fall is grand, and you will be, too....
Paradise Awaits: Punta Cana
In the heart of Dominican Republic, PuntaCana is the perfect location to get away from the humdrum of your busy everyday life.
With its white sandy beaches, and friendly local personality, you cannot go wrong with a trip to Punta Cana. It’s in the heart of the Dominican Republic, and is the perfect location to get away from the humdrum of your busy everyday life. Punta Cana surely has activities to satisfy even the heaviest of travelers...
A Wintry Mix of Colors
Throughout the remainder of the fall and right on into the beginning of a probable harsh winter, there is always time to re-evaluate your closet and think about what timeless pieces you can sport to holiday parties. That time is now, ladies and gentlemen...
A Flashback of Fashion
There is a new feeling in the air; it is not the stale, chilly feeling of a lazy winter, but a fresh start. Spring is almost over, and well, summer is around the corner. Think Will Smith’s “Summertime” hit blaring on the boom box. Feel sexy, feel free, like the world once did in the 1980s and 1990s. Because, well, that is what is on its way in the world of fashion. You feel, yo? Let’s go!...
Travel Like a Pro
We are in the midst of summer 2016; it has been a long time coming and finally a season where most of us thought the days of sun and surf would never arrive. Sun-kissed hair and salty skin mix with cold drinks and flirtatious passersby every night of the week. This is a season of adventure, in and out of your clothes...
The Wearhouse District
Dressing Like a Gentleman
Dressing like a gentleman is not as easy as it looks, some might say. We live in a day and age where fashionable standards are being lowered and less and less men care about what they look like. In my opinion, it’s complete travesty...
If I Were A Vampire
Have you ever said to yourself, If I were a vampire…, then proceeded to list numerous and exciting things you could get away with, say, and do without getting flak from those around you?
Imagine what it would be like if the world was your oyster; normal beings can't get away with much, but if you were an elite member of those who creep around in the night, the possibilities are endless...
My Family Member Is A Vampire
The unthinkable has occurred; a true loved one has turned. I'm not talking about turning his or her back on you, but turned as in changed, they have crossed over to the dark side and left you in the dust. You may not have noticed it right away, but this particular member of your family has been bitten by a vampire and will never be the same...
A Day in the Life of a Vampire
The following was taken from a true vampire’s diary; it was found in a deserted basement where a mass murder took place. A police report was filed but the mystery remains as to who these people were… 6:00AM: Head to the headbanger’s ball …
5 Celebrities that Should be Werewolves
In this day and age, there's constant news of what director is turning x-popular horror book series into a movie, whether or not someone is on team Edward (vampire) or team Jacob (werewolf), and what next big-name star signed-on for x-horror flick...
Werewolf Hunter in Real Life
If you haven't heard in the past few weeks, a 35 year-old man was taken in for an evaluation in Bainbridge Island, WA. What's so special about that, you ask? Well, for starters, he openly admitted to being a werewolf hunter! You read that correctly …
Exotic and Strange Werewolf Memorabilia
It's the age-old question: are you a lycan or a vampire? If you're not 100% sure at this point in your life, let me help pursway you into finally choosing a side with these killer werewolf gift ideas and odd memorabilia...
He may also be found in other publications such as:
Steppin’ Out magazine
Get Out! magazine
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