Category: fiction

Book Review: The Outsider, by Stephen King

Hey everybody! How’s it going? I thought I’d post another book review. A while back, I read The Outsider, by Stephen King. We all know Stephen King. He writes very scary stories. Lots of people get killed in his books, as he generally dabbles in… Continue Reading “Book Review: The Outsider, by Stephen King”

Book Review: The Road, by Cormac McCarthy

Hey everybody! I hope everybody is well! Just thought I’d check in and post a book review. I am forming the outline for a new novel. Hopefully, this one will be a little more readable. Hey, I’m learning as I go. I recently read… Continue Reading “Book Review: The Road, by Cormac McCarthy”

Reviews! On my birthday!

Okay, it’s my birthday, and all I want are reviews! There were over 200 downloads of my books; thank you all so much!   If you could get yer bad seff over to that corporate juggernaut known as Amazon, and write me a review,… Continue Reading “Reviews! On my birthday!”

The last short story

This is the last short story I’ll post in a while, as I’m getting back to working on a new novel. This one is called The Rake. It’s a grim story of things going wrong for a cop, and his encounter with the paranormal.… Continue Reading “The last short story”

Yet another short story

Here’s another short story I wrote. It’s a little sad, but it’s based on a true story: The Burglar Hope you guys like it! Don’t forget, you have until Friday to download my 2 new books, for free on Kindle. They ain’t great, but… Continue Reading “Yet another short story”

Published!

Well, self published anyway. I got tired of rejection letters from agents who didn’t even want to read the books, so I published them on my own. I will be working on marketing them in the future. A Pack of Dogs is the story… Continue Reading “Published!”

new short story

I’ve posted a new short story, called A Visit to Langley. This one is a little long, at 8k words, but it was a blast to write. It’s HP Lovecraft meets the Twilight Zone. As always, please enjoy, and, if you get a chance,… Continue Reading “new short story”

short story

I added a short story called ‘Kaleb’ to my web page. If people could check it out, and let me know what they think, that would be great. It’s a (mostly) true story of a dog I knew. It’s emotionally manipulative, but, hey, what… Continue Reading “short story”

Mental illness and writing characters

When I write my fiction, it’s easy to get inside the characters’ heads, coming from my perspective. I struggle with anxiety and depression, and this can translate quite handily when I build a character. Hey, write what you know. As a writer, I take… Continue Reading “Mental illness and writing characters”

Writing and Depression

What I wanted to write about today is writing and depression. Specifically, writing for depression and writing with depression. There is no question that, in the treatment of depression, that writing is an invaluable tool. I myself have used it countless times, and in… Continue Reading “Writing and Depression”

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