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The Magical Story of Where Characters Come From

Something I’m certain you didn’t know…characters take work to develop. Obviously you want to develop the MAIN character, and the villain/villains. Readers want depth, lifelike depiction, conflict you can sink your teeth into! (Sorry, Stymph joke. Wait, not sorry.) When you’re dealing with dozens of characters per book though? All…

Fictional Characters Can Transcend Mind-Space! (Or, Progress on My Second “Stymph Sequence” Novel)

My first meta-fictional character has arrived! What is that? I’ll explain. Have a look at this cover: This is “The Richest Man in Babylon.” One of, if not THE greatest work on finance ever written. Its central character is a man named Arkad, the eponymous ‘Richest Man’ in ancient Babylon.…

The Viscount of 2213 – Novel Published on Amazon and Smashwords

Fans of huge slavering monsters! Explorers of dystopian wastelands! Your next read is here and ready for download. “The Viscount of 2213” throws us into a future where humanity no longer rules Earth. The Stymph does…and it enjoys feeding on humans. In the story, we join a group of humans…

What (Story) Rejection Feels Like, and Why We Still Need Pitchforks

Ahh, the wonders of rejection. Hold on, that statement DOES makes sense. You see, I mean rejection in the form of a publication rejecting my submitted story, “The Purpose of the Plague.” The publication in question, Pseudopod, felt it was not a good fit at this time. Which is their…