Oh, it's certainly that time of week again: today, we're poking at a trope that pisses off people pretty quick: writers are either for or against it, but divided they stand and the rift that [...]
Monsters. Making them. Breaking them. Setting up the big reveal. Prolonging the suspense. Making them scary... And how monster archetypes work in contemporary fiction. I've got a selection of [...]
This is a particular collection specific to writer-types dabbling in the supernatural stuff. Since this is the place where I live and breathe ninety percent of the time, it follows that a lot of [...]
You're not a writer if you're not writing. I've heard it countless times, and true enough, while I might be suffering the first slings of burnout following this insane vacation, I did write my [...]
"Why does this suck?" is a question I'm asking myself a lot these days. I've got two projects going simultaneously, because trying to control either is impossible, and trying to contain myself is [...]
Let's begin today with a bit of backstory: I wrote my first manuscript not so long ago. It was never intended to be a lonely standalone; rather, it fits into a larger and more ambitious project [...]
The Cemetery Drive: Liminal spaces, rites of passage, revenge voodoo, and telling summer to go to hell.
Absent the old writing anchor, I often find myself dallying between being completely charmed by irregular creatures who've made the smallest gestures of kindness, and wallowing in a state of [...]