So I got good news and bad news The Veiled Sagas: Bloodied is now live! Where's the bad news? Only for ebook. Due to COVID and relate issues, the paperback will be delayed. This is completely out of my hands. I cannot even begin to express my appreciation for all the support, kind words and … Continue reading The Veiled Sagas: Bloodied EBOOK NOW LIVE!
Cover reveal for my upcoming short story collection!
BOOK LAUNCH ANNOUNCEMENT Bloodied: The Veiled Sagas Coming this May!
Every trope follows the ebb and flow of trends. They are often privy to generational cycles and are reflections of wider societal trends. On the subject of bad guys and villainous characters you can see how societal trends shift. In the 50s the bad guys were enemy polities as a stand-in for Russia or Nazi … Continue reading Writing Advice – Unremarkable Bad Guys
The diagnosis is troubling... You've spent 300 pages on your world's history and not created a single compelling character; you have Worldbuilder's Syndrome
SO! Here it goes! I am officially announcing my current writing project
My Horror Adventure and why I love to be scared. Well, I DID have a plan this week. I swear I did, but that one will take research. Then I kind of got knocked on my ass yesterday, but I don't want to keep going, "Hey guys, feeling like shit. Bye." So I'll actually make … Continue reading Monsters, Demons and Depression
Because I like to break it! Oh shit, I guess I still agreed to do this weekly. This week was better, mostly because I kept busy with the Manitoban. Still not doing great but it's better than drowning. What the hell do I talk about? I guess I can talk about genre. GENRE! Genre is … Continue reading Why I Love Genre?
Genre Fiction as Family Dramas (Mild Spoilers ahead) I have just finished the first season of Netflix's Umbrella Academy and I have some stuff to talk about. When watching this Saturday-Morning-style superhero Drama, created Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance fame, I could not help but notice it's similarities to another Netflix genre series; The Haunting of Hill House by Mike Flanagan … Continue reading Netflix’s Sibling Dramas: Hill House & Umbrella Academy
So, my plan is to do weekly blog posts on Fridays. A weekly habit that should help me focus, forces me to put words on screen and put it out there for the world to see. The pleasures of screaming into the void. But what can I talk about? I had a few ideas, but … Continue reading Reading Classics: Dracula and Sherlock