From My Mouth

Why Are My Stories So Dark?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91HpJWNTYHo I've been asked this question occasionally and I thought it might be an interesting one to finally tackle. There are multiple answers, the first two being: I generally like dark fiction.One of my favorite authors and influences is Edgar Allan Poe. BUT. There's a bit more to it than that. I've gone through some… Continue reading Why Are My Stories So Dark?

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VULTURES Second Chapter

2 IRE SERECE yanked a crystalline blade from the lokyn’s forehead with a grinding squelch. The demon’s essence turned to ash and scattered in the wind, leaving behind the rotted remains of whomever it’d possessed. Disgusting things, these parasitic shadows were. Absolute abominations of nature. She pressed east, distant shrieks muffled by her hood. She… Continue reading VULTURES Second Chapter

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Coping: Life After My Mother Has Passed

This past Thursday (October 18, 2018) my mother passed away after a three-month battle with leukemia. When I got the call from my father I fell into a strange sort of catharsis, the kind that consists of a) sadness over the loss of my mother and b) the emotional release brought by knowing that she… Continue reading Coping: Life After My Mother Has Passed

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Head Space: A Ramble From a Momentarily Depressed & Angry Author

I've been home from vacation for almost two weeks and it's been...tough. For several reasons: Horrible eye strain Mood swings Thoughts on mortality Attempting to juggle multiple outlines for new projects while thinking about a WIP I'm almost done with My mom, who is ill The end of July to present has felt like a… Continue reading Head Space: A Ramble From a Momentarily Depressed & Angry Author