The Necromancer and the Revenant: Nine-Page Teaser

    So, I neglected to mention it, but I went back and finished the final draft of┬áThe Necromancer and the Revenant┬álast week. Since I’ve thrown the title around a few times but not always its nature: it’s my first novel–specifically, an adult high-fantasy revenge novel. If that doesn’t interest you, then my WordPress posts […]

Edgelords — A Poem

When we say “I work alone” remember how many grimdark swordfighters and half-demon, half-angels and extremely non-sparkly vampires all say “I work alone” and realize: there’s so much space to fill so we must spread out hoping we turn the next wave back. And most of you degrease after your teens, find jobs, find love, […]

Aemani — A Poem

All your eyes pursue the same folly gazing upon stars, wishing for hands to touch them–then touch, and burn yourselves to cinders! For we wait ancient and undying and such dreadful wrath we nurse. Patience dies the slowest death but still it dies in time, and time– tell Milton stars make poor attire and poets […]

Cullen’s Tough Guide to Fight Scenes: Enter The G.A.F.F.E.

Welcome back to Cullen’s Tough Guide to Fight Scenes! I’m your host, a sapient Camcorder with legs made from broken pencils. That is a lie. I am obviously Cullen, and today I present to you my G.A.F.F.E., here meaning “Generalized Authorial Fight Framework, Expandable.” Of course, we all know that I chose those specific words […]

Northwind Howling — A Poem

I adore frigid winters, the gusts pure and keen upon shy skin. Summer and I became estranged long ago. Beaches felt too warm the moment I realized humanity loves them. I feel that moment’s grain, wrong and inevitable like a dagger-blade upon my thigh, digging through strands for some harsher truth. If a heart thrives […]