Updates: Surprise Scarlet Promo, Scarlet’s Return & Blogging is hard.

Why is it that stories come so easily (relatively), but blog stuff does not? It’s been a couple weeks since I posted on here, so I figure I gotta put something up. My last post was about taking the plunge into the more traditional publishing world by working with a …

Taking The Plunge or My Shift in Publishing

It’s official, I am taking the plunge. I am moving out of the self-publishing game and under the umbrella of a small publisher. Yes, it’s true. Just a few years ago I was very hyped and excited about the self-publishing trend. While I didn’t necessarily believe that the big print …

Living Planets, Lesbians and Lots of Action In Space

The Stars Are Legion is a very strange and gripping science fiction tale. I can honestly say I’ve never read or seen anything like it. To be honest, you could almost describe it as a magic-less fantasy story set inside of a flesh-and-blood living world that happens to be floating …

The Handmaid’s Tale Ep. 1-3: Setup for a Dark Future

I’d never read Margaret Atwood’s dystopian classic The Handmaid’s Tale. Though, I’m remedying this. I’m barely up to chapter eight. The book, however, has been one of my wife’s favorites for as long as I’ve known her, so the moment she saw the first trailer she was hooked. After seeing …

Pawns is a Slow, Enjoyable Burn With an Engaging Pace

Some books are fast-paced romps; some are even-paced, methodical grippers; and some are just boring. While Pawns, book 1 of Patrick Hodges’ Wielders of Arantha series is not a rollercoaster-ride of a tale, it’s anything but boring. I suppose, to put it into words, it’s a slow burn that builds …

I am the Sneezasaurus Rex, coo coo Ahh-CHOO

Screw allergies. When I go to the doctor and they ask “Do you have any allergies?”, I have to clamp my mouth shut. In my head, I scream, “YOU’RE GODDAMN RIGHT I HAVE ALLERGIES, I SNEEZE MY GODDAMNED HEAD OFF BECAUSE OF DUST AND OLIVE TREE POLLEN!” But I don’t …