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 […]

The Necromancer and the Revenant–Version Three Completed!

I undertook an exhausting journey to reach this point, and as I’ve just completed that journey (around 8:45 PM EST!) I won’t be writing much here tonight. For now, suffice to say that The Necromancer and the Revenant is finished. Characters warped and mutated, plotlines merged and reappeared, heroes became anti-heroes, and Gratai’s height fluctuated madly both […]

The Necromancer and the Revenant: Complete First Chapter!

As was promised this past Sunday, here’s a fully-updated, reconfigured, rebalanced teaser for The Necromancer and the Revenant–it now includes the entire first chapter! Content Warning: extremely graphic depictions of gore and death. *** 1 The Death of House Sairo “Betrayal begets betrayal, as death begets death, and who seeks vengeance will find it sought against […]

The Necromancer and the Revenant: Here We Go Again

That’s right, readers, I’m continuing work on The Necromancer and the Revenant with nothing less than V3 of the book! This is the most comprehensive round of developmental edits since, well, V2. I’m axing the prologue entirely (it’ll reappear later as a lore document, so those who liked it: don’t worry, others can still enjoy what you […]