Asking a writer why they write is a strange question – it will often illicit a shrug or a nervous laugh. “Oh, it’s just what I do.” But digging deeper into that sentiment, I see that my own reasons for writing have to do with a desire to understand and articulate the world around me, and that I’ve been doing that for probably my entire life.
Let me tell you about a time when I was afraid. I was in primary school, maybe 8 or so. I’d had some kind of disagreement with a couple of girls who I liked to call my friends although they really weren’t. My mum had suggested I do the […]
As promised, here are my answers to some of the questions I received last week in the comments and via email. Books, music, and blindness – you guys didn’t hold back!
The Sunken comes out on FRIDAY! Order your copy (paperback and ebook) of The Sunken (Engine Ward Book 1) from Amazon. When people hear that I’m writing and publishing novels (two so far this year), on top of running this blog, working a full-time job (also as a writer), co-managing The […]
There’s been a bit of controversy lately, after this article revealed the possibility that musicians Dagon and Incubus of Inquisition are possibly white supremacists. Metal is in the news again, for being bad music that supports hateful political and racial/sexual agendas. Other bloggers have been adding their 2c – Full […]