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?
Managed a most productive day today. Achieved 4,000 words on the WIP - some of them half-decent words too! This attractive fellow was the inspiration for today's two chapters: And here follows a little snippet of today's adventures: Though the light was dim, it was enough to illuminate the horrors within the hut. Every surface … Continue reading WIP Progress and a Teaser
Susan sat slumped against the wall. Her stringy blonde hair fell down around her face and was matted with blood and dirt. Her old blue sweater was filthy and torn, and like her hair, flecked with blood. Her arms hugged her knees and in her right hand, she kept a death grip on a blood-stained knife. … Continue reading Salvation – #Writephoto