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?

Free Fiction

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

From My Mouth

An October Update (I Guess?)

I don't usually do a "Here's what I've been up to for the past month..." kind of thing, but it feels kind of appropriate considering how crazy the last month or so has been from personal and professional standpoint. So, without further ado...: SEPTEMBER A week and a half in Switzerland with my wife, father… Continue reading An October Update (I Guess?)

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In My Headphones: Music I’m Loving

The title of this really says it all. I listen to a lot of shit when I'm working out at the gym, walking around the neighborhood, or driving someplace. Often times, when I'm thinking of a scene, a collection of scenes, or the general tone of story I'm working on, I pick a handful of… Continue reading In My Headphones: Music I’m Loving