Hang Time at Kirkus Review!

“Lauden’s prose zooms along with an arch energy, and the final installment in his Greg Salem trilogy keeps the plot twists coming at warp speed.” Full review.

Drums WhalenDusting Off My Drums

I was stoked to play drums for two songs on this stellar new solo album from Tsar frontman, Jeff Whalen. 10 More Rock Super Hits is some of his best work.

WT Updated LogoOur Podcast Got An Anthony Nomination!

Crime and mystery podcast co-hosted by S.W. Lauden and Eric Beetner. Featuring author interviews, book reviews and more.

Short Story in a Song

A blog series about lyrics that would make great short stories. Featured artists include Lagwagon, Beach Slang, Weezer, The Go-Go’s + more.

rsz_story_and_gritNew(ish) Interview

Jesse Rawlins grilled me at Story & Grit. Click HERE to learn waayyyy too much about me, my writing, and my music.

Johnny Cash AnthoShort Fiction

“25 Minutes to Go” is featured in the Anthony Award-nominated anthology, Just To Watch Them Die  (Gutter Books). Click HERE for more Short Story Collections.