Editors are good, you should get one!

When writing, I know I will always get too close to the work and be unable to see it with clear eyes. This can lead to either hating something good, or being enamored with something sub-par. Second opinions are a must, but you have to be sure that opinion is coming from someone who knows …

Good vs Evil is boring

People who are perfectly good, or perfectly evil, do not exist in this world. Characters who are such, are very hard to identify with, which in my opinion makes them bad characters. For a character to be an interesting person, they should have their own desires (not be perfectly altruistic) and those desires should conflict …

Remembering old inspiration

Reading through these stories I wrote years ago, I remember the ideas I had, the inspirations that drove me, and the satisfaction of completing the work. Even just remembering it is some motivation to do it again! No one really likes writing. Having written, though, is where it's at. So keep plowing forward, once you …

In the Water: old stories by me

It's been a long time since I wrote this. I feel like it has been ages and like I haven't been doing much since, even though I know I have. Time is weird like that. Well, it's free again, so I hope some new people will read it, and possibly even comment what you think …

Will the undead ever die?

I for one, am quite tired of this genre. Zombies, vampires, ghosts, and so on. They never go away. Even the current book I'm reading, 'The Girl with all the Gifts', turned out to be a zombie story-- although they put a small twist on it. The story is good in spite of the zombies, …