(NSFW) Today I am heading into the nethervoid of my subconscious as I work on Episode Four of THE MINUS FACTION. There will be cyborgs and flying ambulances and a series of bad decisions that culminate in a literal heart-stopping end. Probably. At the outset of a new project, there’s always a quick ejaculation, a splatter of ideas that, in typical male fashion, quickly expires. Then the hard work … Continue reading Chasing the Broken Wastrel
All my books have soundtracks. All my characters have themes. Here are a few: Deadbolt’s theme, The Minus Faction Episode Four (out soon!) John’s theme, The Minus Faction Episode One Jack’s theme, from Fantasmagoria Xana’s Theme, The Minus Faction, Episode Two And finally, my personal theme song. Continue reading Every Character, Every Story has a Theme Song
I overthink things. No, wait. I overthink everything. This week, for example, after receiving a couple of the images below, I was at a loss how to describe the folks who sent them. I mean, they’re fans, which is why they went to the trouble, but then I’ve ended up connecting with them on social media and getting to know them a little, so now … Continue reading What the fuck is a Fran?
If you’re learning brain surgery, it’s probably a good idea to practice before diving right in. Same goes for auto repair. You don’t want to be hearing later about how you installed those brakes wrong. But writing isn’t brain surgery, or automobile maintenance, or even tax accounting. In writing, everything in the world you possibly need to know is: Write. Think about what you wrote. Write some more. Of course, … Continue reading The Only Writing Advice