Fandom Ruins Stories

Fandom is a strange concept. A deep love for a story sounds like a great thing, but it can devolve into an obsession that, like Lenny fromĀ Of Mice and Men or that white, hairy monster from Bugs Bunny, just ends up crushing the thing to death. Both the strength and…

Tides Character Intro: Mara

Orphaned at an early age, Mara has spent the majority of her sixteen years aboard the Deep with Ketch. She's grown from adorable deckhand and ship mascot to talented sailor and fearsome fighter. She's as salty as the sea and just as deadly. [caption id="attachment_101" align="alignnone" width="212"] This sword is…

Collaboration Breeds Awesomeness

When I first delved into writing, primarily as a hobby, I did so with a mind to write in a poorly lit room with a cigarette hanging listlessly from my lips, ethereal wisps of smoke dancing in my face and a pathological desire to be a curmudgeonly recluse. Then I…

Welcome

Things really seem to have caught fire recently. The good kind of fire. The life-giving stuff Prometheus stole for us, not the damnation obsessed, punitive, hell kind of fire. I'm working on several creative projects at the moment, all of which are progressing nicely and opening doors for further creative…