We’re Back!

Hello and welcome to the new Optimist's Umbrella, the official blog of comic book writer and fantasy novelist William Brust. Some of you may remember the old Optimist's Umbrella. I decided to go back to the old name. No regrets. My writing has previously appeared in Atom Jack Magazine (now defunct), Asinine Poetry, and Lorelei Signal. You can check out … Continue reading We’re Back!

So…Non-Fiction?

Wow! Looks like you guys have really been enjoying my more politically-oriented, social commentary posts. Thanks for all the follows and likes the last few weeks. While so far I worry Bubblegum-Man hasn't been well-received, my hopes is that more folks will jump on the Sticky Bus as new story arcs/issues are published! Don't worry. … Continue reading So…Non-Fiction?