Author Archive: Eric San Juan

Stuff Every Husband Should Know manuscript = complete

Stuff Every Husband Should Know

Headline says it all. The manuscript for my next book, a pocket book called Stuff Every Husband Should Know and scheduled for publication next spring by Quirk Books, has been finished and turned in to my awesome editor, Stephen Segal. This doesn’t mean my work is finished, of course. There will be more to do on the project. But the tough stuff is done. And that’s good. Now I set my sights on scripting my next comic anthology, which I have mentioned a few times before. Some great stuff is coming in from the artists involved, really exciting images that are bringing these stories to life in ways I hadn’t imagined. Can’t wait for people to see more. Further preview pages will be coming soon….
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Lost – Daddy issues revisited

Warning: This post contains explicit SPOILERS about the ending to the television show Lost. If you haven’t seen it and intend to watch it one day, do not read this. Last July, I ruminated on a subject many others had touched upon many times: The cast members of Lost sure do have daddy issues! When you look at the things that made these people who they were, the sins of the father were inextricably tied into their trials and tribulations. At the end of that post, I posed the following: “So what’s the deal with Lost’s immense stack of father-troubled characters? Is this common thread purposeful, or did it just turn out that way? Are Jacob and Esau (the name the Lost fan community has…
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Lost – Faith in one another is an enduring theme

Warning: This post contains explicit SPOILERS about the ending to the television show Lost. If you haven’t seen it and intend to watch it one day, do not read this. I’m not going to go into my detailed thoughts on the finale, the series, or any of that. Not yet. EVERYONE is doing that right now so I’d just get lost in the mix, and frankly, there is just too much to say in one post, anyway. But I do want to revisit something I posted about last year. Last year, after the finale to the fifth season of Lost, it became clear that an overarching theme of the show — faith versus reason; fate versus free will — was coming to a head. I…
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On Writing: Good Days, Bad Days

Sometimes writing sucks. On some days every stroke of your pen or clack of your keyboard results in what can only charitably be described as crap. Crap. It happens. And on other days magic spills out of your keyboard, and even the roughest of rough drafts are close to final. Again, it happens. After a week or more of the former, today I am enjoying the latter. That’s not to say that every word I’m spinning is gold — it’s up to my editor on my current project to make that call — it’s to say that decent words are coming easily and without struggle. The process has been painless. The last week, though? Horrid. I had to drag every last phrase out of me,…
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PREVIEW: Comic anthology, volume 2

A few weeks back I revealed the first preview page for my upcoming comic anthology, the second volume of Pitched. Well guess what, kids? Here’s another preview for you. Those of you who read “The Bugs Are All Right” in the first one might recognize the characters and artist… Click image for full-sized Click image for full-sized Big thanks to Lee Flowers for coming on board and doing the lettering. He designed that logo, too. I think it looks great. Once again you’re going to see a pretty diverse selection of stories and artists. The two previews I’ve posted so far are from folks who were involved in the first collection. Most of what is still to come will be all new. Hope you enjoy…
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