People I think I know

I want to talk a little about character development and how all of the characters I have written have become real people to me. I wrote a blog post about Flash Back, Second Nature, and Being Human, a while ago. Here it is if you’re interested: It’s true, my characters are me … and you. Even after the book is written and the story complete, what Charley might do or what Emery would say, still … Read on …

It’s fun and good for you too

Blogging about writing and reading has become therapy for me. I may have mentioned once or twice that storytelling is cathartic. Well, writing generally is, although, there is also this teensy-tiny stereotype that writers are psychologically challenged (not unstable, insane, or looney, mind). As I was saying. Instead of journaling, you could just as well talk to your peers or friends. (As if you need to add one more self-improvement tool to your list of … Read on …

Tales of speculative horror

I write Horror … oh, wait I mean speculative/science Fiction. I really detest genres and cannot wait for the day when some ingenious retailer (Amazon or iBooks) comes up with a way to extract meta-data in a book with the use of a tiny spider. Through my crystal ball I see: jambing a book into an imperfectly sized box as a thing of the past. You see, I have the problem of classifying my work … Read on …