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 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