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