I am not exactly a sociable person. In my youth I was, when I drank most nights and surrounded myself with a hoard of acquaintances posing as best friends. But, as my life has become more family orientated I have significantly slimmed down my social circle to include only those I consider true friends. I […]Read more "Well Lived Paupers and Sheltered Rich Kids"
Over the years I have found inspiration in the most bizarre places. Ten years ago, I contrived most stimulus from lovers. Sex being all I thought about, it was a highly motivating activity that scintillated my mind into creative flurries. Drugs and alcohol have proven to be pretty helpful in creating intoxicated adventures that people […]Read more "Fluid Inspiration, Solid Motivation"
Buffy the Vampire Slayer has to be considered one of the greatest television series of all time. Ground-breaking and ingenuous, Joss Whedon’s Buffy-verse is filled with deeply flawed heroes, identifiable victims and wonderfully sympathetic villains. It was clear when William the Bloody debuted in the shows second season that he would eventually play a much […]Read more "Everyone Loves a Big Bad: The Romantic, The Mayor and The God"
Maggie from Glam, created by Zack Roberts and Elton Thomasi. From the pages of Glam comes Maggie: the cute as a button, vengeance swearing, wrath bringing ally of our grey hero. (Maggie does NOT like to be called a sidekick). When the ERD hunted Maggie down they shot her father dead. Terrified and alone, she […]Read more "Maggie: NOT Glam’s Sidekick"
Elton Thomasi and I’s latest book, Glam, has an evil, corporate, big-bad that hunts all Empowered Humans: the vicious and mightily powerful ERD. The Empowered Registry Department are seen by the public to monitor, track and when required capture dangerous Empos, the Empos who use their abilities to commit crimes. Unknown to the public – […]Read more "The Evil ERD!"
Light seeps into the cave in thin streams, creating a zebra skin wall above Maya’s head as she sits furthest away from the slim opening with her knees bent, held against her pounding chest. The wind whistles and hisses, taunting wolves and other hunters of the night into action. Maya had never slept a night […]Read more "Birth of a Legend – Part 1"
Upwood Road is a coming of age novel akin to Sue Townsend’s The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole with a similar tone to The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy and Other Stories by Tim Burton. Set in a small, rural village in southern England, Thomas, a slow to develop eleven-year-old, has a macabre curiosity of […]Read more "Upwood Road"