The Swarm and the Flyer – Chapter 7: To Argyle (Part 2)

“A monster lies in wait in me, A stew of wounds and misery, But fiercer still in life and limb, The me that lies in wait in him.” ― Clive Barker Dark speculative fiction sometimes demands a dark protagonist. Not just one with vices and virtues, but rather, somebody who you can see both active … Continue reading The Swarm and the Flyer – Chapter 7: To Argyle (Part 2)

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The Swarm and the Flyer – Chapter 6: The Semi (Part 2)

Persistence is the key to becoming a successful writer. I'm getting the hang of this. I've been showing up and writing five days a week, which is a great start in pursuing my writing career. However, my next goal is to make my blog into a stronger platform, one where networking and swapping comments are … Continue reading The Swarm and the Flyer – Chapter 6: The Semi (Part 2)

The Swarm and the Flyer – Chapter 1 (Revised)

Good evening, WordPress community! I hope your night has been treating you well. I'm happy to report that I successfully moved into my new apartment this past weekend! There's nothing quite as peaceful as living alone, and I'm starting to get used to this newfound freedom. I'm also looking forward to hosting small dinners and … Continue reading The Swarm and the Flyer – Chapter 1 (Revised)

Why I Write

I seek out tips on how to craft a compelling character in Writer's Digest. I read YA novels to garner new talking points for my latest blog entry. And I still (still!) delve into David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest, finding grief and irascible humor in the lives of his Ennet House residents, his Quebecois wheelchair assassins - and our … Continue reading Why I Write