Given that the good people of Luvmbookistein celebrate "National Woelf Dietrich Week" this week, I thought I'd share an oldie with you. It's been a while since I mentioned The Seals of Abgal. I've updated it and reformatted everything and I made it look better than before. One has to. Technology keeps improving the way … Continue reading National Woelf Dietrich Week in Luvmbookistein
The Mercy Giver is now officially part of the Nerdist Collection Contest, held in conjunction with Inkshares. From Inkshares' website: "In continuation of the success of our first Sci-Fi & Fantasy Contest, Inkshares will publish the top five science fiction and fantasy projects submitted after August 15 with the most unique reader pre-orders by 12:00 p.m. PST, … Continue reading Update: The Mercy Giver is officially part of The Nerdist Collection Contest!
As an addendum to my previous post, the idea for The Mercy Giver came out of nowhere, really. I started writing randomly one day and as I wrote my words an idea formed in the back of my mind. At first I intended the story to be just a straightforward crime thriller about a psychopath on the … Continue reading The Mercy Giver: Origins and Inspiration
I'm experimenting. I never planned to do this, but last night I followed a link on an article which took me to Inkshares, and after exploring the website for a little while I decided to take the plunge. Their setup is really awesome. You submit a proposal for a story and the first chapter or … Continue reading The Mercy Giver is on Inkshares
A man is on his way to Mexico to lay low for a while. He is hunted by the authorities. He has a particularly skewed take on life. While hiding in some dusty small border town he meets a very strange man. Think Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, but for psychopaths. This is a WIP that … Continue reading The Mercy Giver: An Experiment
I discovered Justin Sweet's work by accident a couple of years ago. I don't remember how it happened, what site I browsed or which piece specifically enamored me--it happened too long ago--but I am a dear fan. Somehow the darkness in his paintings attracted me, still do, actually, but for me it is a mixture of sorrow … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 12: Justin Sweet
Every morning when I go through my emails there is one specific email I look forward to reading and that is bestselling author David Farland's Daily Kick in the Pants. He provides writing advice on anything from finding your writing voice to worldbuilding to reading poetry (or paying attention to any form of art, really) to … Continue reading #Writing Adventures: Showing