I Have Fanfiction

I’m not even published yet, and someone wrote fanfic based on my work.  Feather, meet cap.  Head, start your swellin’! Nah, I’ll remain humble.  I’m just an ordinary man like everybody else – I drive my Rolls Royce to the opera just like...

RUSTED SAWS

I swear that the following is absolutely true.  I have also submitted it to Behind Closed Ovens. *** So, there’s this Chinese restaurant near me, about three blocks’ distance from a massive oil refinery. I thought to myself, “Well, I should go and...

Advice: “I’m afraid I’ll mess up.”

Recently, I was talking with an author whom I greatly respect. Seriously, this lady is awesome… I’m not gonna say who she is, though.  During the conversation, I asked her about the status of her new book, and she confessed that her progress had slowed...
Caacrinolaas

Caacrinolaas

Hey, want a special villain preview?  Warning:  Here Be Spoilers: Caacrinolaas is a demon from the Ars Goetia.  He actually has a few names, and is most commonly known as Glasya-Labolas.  I picked Caacrinolaas because of the three major ones (Glasya-Labolas,...

Writing Advice: How To Respond To Criticism

One of the things that trips up many would-be authors is the simple fact that we need criticism.  We thrive on it.  The only way we improve is by learning what to fix.  But you know, it’s hard to be told “this is bad.”  So most of us freak out and...

Vintage Soul Excerpt: Physics

Hey, all!  I’ve been thinking lately… how would you guys like another little writing sample?  This is only a brief excerpt – it isn’t a full chapter or even a full scene.  In fact, it’s part of a larger action scene.  In media res, if you...

NaNoWriMo 2014: A Summary

  Well, November is over, December is upon us… so let’s see how I did, shall we?       I WIN! ahem. Anyway, I also finished the full first draft of Welsh Witch on December 4, topping off at 125,308 words!  Of course, the word count may go up or down as I...

NaNo 2014 Update #4!

Happy Thanksgiving! Well, we’re nearing the end of the month, and thus the end of NaNo.  I’ll miss a lot about the community (the critique threads, the encouragement threads, the art threads), but a lot of it should keep going on!  Welsh Witch is almost...

NaNo 2014 Update #3!

It’s been slow going since my computer went down, but I have it back now, so… ONWARD! Also: Lucy, by Endless...