SpecArt Spotlight: Flora Silve

Welcome back to our next edition of SpecArt Spotlight, with today’s guest as Flora “Grise” Silve. Flora is a fantastic artist that I’ve worked with before. She was gracious enough to allow me to use her painting Astro Ruins as inspiration for my third #20TweetTales story, Ruins. So, I thought …

Chapter 1: Get a Job — Chronicles of Tyria

Tide of Shadows is a serial story set in the world of Tyria, from the online MMOs Guild Wars and Guild Wars 2. I participated in and won a short story contest in mid 2019 through the fan site, Chronicles of Tyria. CoT is officially sponsored by the game’s developer, ArenaNet, so I thought this was pretty cool. My prize was to be offered a position as one of their writers. And so was born the story of Captain Jos Blackfyre, the captain of the shipping vessel Hiraeth. You can get the latest episodes/chapters over on Chronicles of Tyria. The link below will take you there.

Captain Jos Blackfyre and the crew of the shipping vessel Hiraeth need a job. But, when her First Mate Nexx has a suggestion, she’s not sure that the quick swig of rum she had for breakfast is going to be enough.

via Chapter 1: Get a Job — Chronicles of Tyria

SpecArt Spotlight: Beste Erel

I’m a little late in posting this. You can thank our American turkey-eating holiday, Thanksgiving. Anyway, here we go, into another SpecArt Spotlight! This time we’re talking with Beste Erel, a freelance illustrator in the grey-blue city of Istanbul, Turkey. She’s been creating art since she was a child. Her …

Stormy Night, A 20TweetTales Noir Story

Wrote this 20TweetTales piece a few months ago, just forgot to share it here. Stormy Night continues a bit on my Noir theme, though this one is has a bit of a different bend at the end. This is based on Jasper Zhao’s mysterious piece, “Something happened…” Thread by @WriterWilke: …

Clarice, A 20TweetTales SciFi Noir Story

Cyberpunk has always been part futuretech scifi and part hardboiled noir, which is probably why I like things like Blade Runner and Johnny Mnemonic so much. TBH, I need to read more of that. But in the mean time, I think this quick little #20TweetTales story based on Eddie Conway’s …

Courier, A 20TweetTales SciFi Story

Mad Max, Fallout, 12 Monkeys, Escape from New York, and even Cherry 2000… I love post apocalyptic SciFi fiction. That’s why this image from Ivan Khotenov is so cool for me. Titled simply Sk_15, it embodies so much of Mad Max with the semi-futuristic design combined with  the ready-to-destroy mounted …