Change With The Seasons

With Monday came fall - though the stores would have one believe it's time to herald in Christmas...I mean don't get me wrong I love me some Christmas, but I also love me some Halloween. I love the atmospheric resonance of all things fall. The rainy days, the crunchy leaves, the vibrant last burst of... Continue Reading →

Throwback Post Pick

A weekly feature where I fling open the vaults of past works - no matter the naivete they reflect - and revel in the making of progress! Perception is an interesting thing. It is unique to the beholder who's eyes will convey one meaning well your own would work to convey another. It is something... Continue Reading →

Throwback Post Pick

A weekly feature where I fling open the vaults of past works - no matter the naivete they reflect - and revel in the making of progress! The beautifully atmospheric art of Jessica Durrant was the inspiration for this weeks throwback piece pick (for more of her art just click here!) And much like the... Continue Reading →

Prologue: Lost Girl Found

The seeming eyes of a gargoyle look out on the dark city streets as a figure skulks in the shadows perched in pocket of a building’s windowsill overlooking the moonlit City skyline. It may seem as shimmering and clear as crystal in the dead of this night as one looks to the sky for future... Continue Reading →

Mirror Mirror: Chapter Five

  *Ring* - a shrill alarm rings throughout the empty Batcave. *Ring* - Gotham City Bank: A tellers hand hits the silent alarm. *Ring* - The doorbell at Wayne Manner; The visitor Mirrianna Savauge.   Outside Gotham City Bank: The area is tapped off with police cars barricading the perimeter. Gordon’s car pulls up and... Continue Reading →

Mirror Mirror: Chapter One

Commissioner Gordon stands before Mirrianna Savauge a rather serious looking young woman who has come to the High Security Solitary department of Arkham Asylum for a very specific reason. She has an intimidating presence about her person that seems to stem from her determination and the confidence she holds in her conviction, her hair is... Continue Reading →

Required Reading

So a little while ago I was reading some Batman. In particular the graphic novels Hush and The Man Who Laughs. Which sparked an idea, which sparked some musings, which led to discussion that ended up in a story. It was one of those times that I was in between projects and feeling adrift, things... Continue Reading →

Empathy Or Emotional Intelligence When Writing?

  Short answer: both. But now let me get into each one respectively and how they can both be applied to your writing for incredible results and character insights! Empathy: Described as the identification with or understanding of thoughts, feelings, or emotional state of another person (at least according to my word hippo app -... Continue Reading →

Writer’s Quote Wednesday

  A writer is a world trapped in a person Victor Hugo When I first heard this quote I can tell you that I was all the yes! It spoke to me with such truth, hitting upon something that I had also so deeply and organically believed. At first, when I began to explore the... Continue Reading →

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: