Tag Archives: post-apocalypse

Where Did My Titles Come From? #fantasy #dystopia #vampires

So, I was asked to make a post about the origin of my book titles.  I have done this a little, but not in depth.  Then, I realized that I’m not that subtle when it comes to these things.  I … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek: Return of Cassidy and Lloyd (First, A Treat.)

Two treats for you!  Below the cut is an unedited opening for the next ‘Bedlam’ book.  I don’t know if it will stay like this, but it was written off the cuff.  More importantly, Jon changed up the cover a bit … Continue reading

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Searching for Identity in the Shattered States

Lloyd-  Wasn’t the author supposed to write about this? Cassidy-  I guess he felt we should talk . . . identity.  Seems he realized during the final edits that the two of us do a little identity seeking throughout the … Continue reading

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Ye Olde Post-Apocalyptic Supply Shoppe: Mind the Roaches a.k.a. The Landlords

Welcome to Olde Shoppe!  No, we spelled those words that way on purpose to be funny and whimsical.  Obviously we failed, but paint is in short supply these days.  Don’t step on the roaches, buddy.  The big ones will take … Continue reading

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Origin of Lloyd Tenay

(SPECIAL PICTURE AT THE BOTTOM!  I’m sure I just made everyone skip the post.) Lloyd Tenay is the serial killer that Cassidy frees and has as a partner during Crossing Bedlam.  He has a strange origin for both his name and … Continue reading

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Origin of Cassidy

Cassidy has very little influence beyond ‘tough young woman with guns and a penchant for cursing’.  At one point I imagined here betraying her allies because she has no use for them, but that quickly died off.  So really I had … Continue reading

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Origin of the Shattered States

To be fair, the events leading up to the story of Crossing Bedlam isn’t as severe as seen above.  It’s only the United States that gets hit and I’m even iffy on calling this post-apocalyptic since the rest of the world … Continue reading

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