That old abyss…

That old abyss…

Last year, I taught a doctoral class at a university on the topic of violence in written communication as it related to the likelihood of targeted, mission-oriented violence. One of the assignments was to analyze a fiction writing sequence to assess the potential for...

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Dreams and Prophecy

My lovelies, There are times when I think I am actually writing to the future. Samsara holds within it a circular arc. Readers approach the vortex and find themselves in a bit of a Rorschach test; driving them to resonate with or reject the stories, themes and...

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A free taste…

My lovelies, Well, another new year is upon us. I've never been one for new year's resolutions, but perhaps it is a useful time to explore goals and what it is we want to accomplish. Early in this process, I decided to go with writing a series of books and...

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Wolf Howling

My lovelies, It is finished. I have to say, this process was a bit more than I expected. With a little help from my friends, it ended up coming together. It was important for me to have more creative control with the publishing, so that meant working through Cynthia’s...

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Writing sex and violence

One of the challenges in writing is finding that sweet spot when it comes to sex and violence. I’ve found having good editors like Sarah and Melissa has been instrumental in finding that balance between capturing a scene in a way that is accessible for all readers but...

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Greetings

The Samsara series started with an image from a dream. It was a young woman and a dog approaching a man listening to music outside of a market in the French quarter. The story evolved in an organic manner, revealing its sexuality, violence, and insanity as I walked...

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