Tag Archives: pain

Quest of the Brokenhearted on Paperback and eBook!

It was fun writing this off-shoot of Legends of Windemere.  Kira Grasdon became one of my favorite characters to write.  Giving her a solo adventure was always on the list and making it a loose homage to Castlevania helped lock in … Continue reading

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Poetry Day: Ash Man

(Better believe this is about more than a man made of ashes.  Pretty obvious too.) Pieces floating off With every gentle breeze Disappearing in the dark A gradual erosion Of a body made from ash Crinkling with every step Causing … Continue reading

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Questions 3: Love and Pain on Valentine’s Day

Yeah.  This isn’t romantic at all, but Valentine’s Day isn’t really my holiday.  It does get me thinking about how closely linked love and pain are.  To be in love, you open yourself to another and expose yourself to the … Continue reading

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The Pain of Being Told ‘Just Be Positive’

You might not be surprised to learn that I am a negative person.  Pessimism tends to be my default if I’m stressed, tired, or not paying attention to my surroundings.  Comes from many things, but I’m not getting into that.  … Continue reading

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Goal Post: FUCKING FUCK ON A FUCK!

First, work went well.  Last week of classes, which was busy, but nothing went too wonky and weird.  Next week is the last one of the school year, so I’m thinking back to the crazy Covid year.  It feels like … Continue reading

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Poetry Month: Ritual of the Lost Lamb #fantasy #adventure

On the cusp of destiny Evil strikes And draws blood Flowing in buckets From a single hero Who cries And screams Suffering agony That ripples through his mind Shredding his spirit As desperate champions Rush To salvage the remains Snag … Continue reading

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Hello to Saturday. Can I Stay in Bed?

After a week of watching primarily ‘Ranma 1/2’ to get it off my list, I ended by watching the new ‘Mortal Kombat’ last night.  Was it an example of cinematic greatness?  No because it’s freaking Mortal Kombat.  Not sure what … Continue reading

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Music of Legends of Windemere: Ritual of the Lost Lamb

Coming to the homestretch here since Legends of Windemere: Ritual of the Lost Lamb is where things took an unexpected turn.  As you can see, Luke Callindor is in a lot of trouble.  This is the book where the heroes take a … Continue reading

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Writing Addiction in Fiction

This might be simplifying up above, but it does come off that way at times.  As I said on Friday, War of Nytefall: Ravenous has a very serious subplot that deals with addiction.  You might be wondering how I could add that … Continue reading

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Questions 3: Writing About Addiction

Full disclosure time: Addiction will be playing a part in War of Nytefall: Ravenous.  I didn’t want to touch on it at the beginning of the promo period because it’s a sensitive   topic and I was unsure of myself.  I planned … Continue reading

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