Expurgated Editions: Final Pilot Story

“The radiant current, creations yet uncreated? You feel it?” Azru asked once, as she rested her hand on the child’s head while they looked out upon a foggy morn. A cool wind coursed over the bogs and tousled their hair. “That is magic, my dear one. You have the Gift.

Revenant Now Free Until the End of July 2020

Hello, readers mine. As the title suggests, The Necromancer and the Revenant: Resurrected Edition is now free on Smashwords until the end of this month. To be clear, I mean you can add the book to your cart and checkout without paying anything, and you’ll have access to it forever. Unfortunately, I still don’t have […]

Book News: A New Edition and a New Novel

My esteemed readers! I bring, in effect, not one but two new book announcements for you today! The first may seem like cheating initially:  The Necromancer and the Revenant: Resurrected Edition! And yes, that title absolutely wrote itself. Before you kindle your ire under the reasonable suspicion that I am a filthy layabout double-dipping into your […]

Finishing a Novel, Going On Holiday

Hello, readers mine! Some of you have doubtless noticed it’s been deadly silence here on the blog for a fair while. Has work kept me that busy? In a word, yes, though it’s not the paid variety. That is, not yet; my work has gone dormant, so I’m not reviewing scripts at the moment. (EDIT: […]

Writing Female Characters, Take Two

Some time ago, I wrote this well-intentioned but, in retrospect, faulty post about female characters called A Manly Male Man’s Primer For Writing Female Characters, By a Man. I won’t lie to you all: while it had its good parts, I believe it’s one of my worst articles from recent years. I like to think by […]