Just Bad Manners

So I went on a Diablo III jag last night, and ended up finding a rainbow goblin, which let me into Whimsyshire. I ended up shooting chubby unicorns, bouncing teddy bears, happy little flowers, all into bloody piles of meat. It was incredibly satisfying. The rest of the game is okay. I’m still learning, so […]

Introducing SKIN

So I’m trying out Wattpad for a serial. We’ll see how this works out. I decided I’d throw an old piece into the cooker and update weekly-ish, unless disaster or deadline intrudes. Werewolves on the moon, they said. What could go wrong, they said. Yeah, let’s send everyone with the Lup17 virus offplanet, sure. Put […]

THE RIPPER AFFAIR Released!

It’s here! It’s here! The Ripper Affair is now officially released! Sorcery. Treason. Madness. And, of course, murder most foul… A shattering accident places Archibald Clare, mentath in the service of Britannia, in the care of Emma Bannon, sorceress Prime. Clare needs a measure of calm to repair his faculties of Logic and Reason. Without […]

Chipping, Incognito

Chipping the words out, one by one. Yesterday was difficult–the scene I had to stitch into the first Gallow book took a different direction, and though I wanted to make it a neat little package it refused, point-blank, to do what I wanted. Just like coaxing a small animal out of hiding–you have to work […]

More Layers

I’m at full steam on revisions for the first Gallow book. It’s…interesting. I tend to write lean and fast on the zero and first drafts, so that the editor normally has to tell me where to pack more into a story instead of excising bits. Which ends up with a little frustration on my end–I […]