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Why Are My Stories So Dark?

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 […]

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VULTURES Chapter 1

1 CORPSES The Month of Jul, Mid Year 1169 Theailys An retched and the odor was almost as foul as that of the mangled corpse a few feet from where he knelt. A fantastic way to ring in his thirtieth year, to be sure. His younger self would have been surprised, horrified by the headless […]

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SHADOW TWINS: The Evolution of Cover Art

Just a brief post featuring the various iterations of SHADOW TWINS cover art. I like to think my improvement is noticeable and that my vision for what is represented in the art becomes clearer with each version. In this version I was going for a sort of duality of self approach, but I wasn’t completely […]

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Why I Write

The short reason: I write because I like telling stories. The long(ish) reason: Buckle up, friends–I’ve got some things to say. The Long(ish) Reason I’ve seen a number of people on social media lately spouting the “SFF should just be about stories. People shouldn’t bring their personal beliefs or experiences into their work” bullshit. That’s […]

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