Twitter Pitching Event – #PitDark

This one nearly passed me by. Only by visiting the blog of fellow dark writer, Priscilla Bettis, did I notice she'd shared a link for upcoming Twitter event #PitDark. What is #PitDark? To quote event organiser, Jason Huebinger: #PitDark is the first and only Twitter pitch event to highlight literature of a “darker” nature. Importantly, … Continue reading Twitter Pitching Event – #PitDark

What Makes a Writer?

What goes into a person to make them a dark horror speculative fiction writer? I often wonder how I ended up liking the things I do; the dark, twisted, downright macabre stuff. Like vampires, necromancy, the devil, monsters, and anti-heroes. All this stuff repeatedly shows up in my writing. Then, today, I got my answer. … Continue reading What Makes a Writer?

Fictional Bad Boys

In a recent post, Staci Troilo asked some interesting questions about Fictional Bad Boys. She was inspired by a post from Legends of Windermere where Charles postulated three questions relating to Fictional Bad Boys. As my own love of fiction is anything to do with anti-heroes and bad boys, I couldn't resist giving this topic … Continue reading Fictional Bad Boys