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 […]

“Leave It To Reader”: How Often Should You?

  I’ve mentioned this topic on numerous occasions before today–usually not positively. With this in mind I should clarify that I don’t consider the reader’s imagination some heinous devilry to subvert or an annoyance holding back my genius. You can’t write a working story without it. At the end of the day it’s the reader’s […]

Creating From Spite: A Dangerous Primer

I doubt it’s a secret to anyone who frequents this blog, with its digi-sword framing and intermittent edge-bursts, that I harbor more than a little spite towards some writing and even some other writers–a double dose for myself on both counts. I feel no guilt for admitting this; many creators drive themselves with gnawing emotions […]