Category Archives: Journal

Word Counts

I am going over the most recent draft of The Gnostic and doing my second-to-last edit.  I am slicing and dicing words away with ruthless efficiency.  The point is to convey the story in the clearest terms, not to add … Continue reading

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Lunopolis

I am watching the movie Lunopolis for the third time.  It has time travel, people living on the moon, and layers of conspiracy theory.  Check out this cult film and I promise you will be entertained!

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The Engine that Fuels Itself

I finally broke out of my 3 month writing slump over the past couple of days by adding a some chapters to The Gnostic: Initiate.  I realized a few months ago that I hadn’t written any chapters dedicated to the primary … Continue reading

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Prisons

A beacon for the sinister I go, I flow This is not the only life I will ever know Speaking words within words Uttered, muttered Penned in lonely prisons Forever shuttered  

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Research

I am reading the Greater Key of Solomon with the intent of working some of the ideas I find there into my own writing.  It would work in The Gnostic, and probably Locked and Loaded.  I am also putting a lot … Continue reading

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Eight Days Later

It’s been eight days since I posted about outlining my first Locked and Loaded novel, Kill Shot.  Here I am now posting that I have just wrapped up the ninth chapter in that book.  Kill Shot is coming together in … Continue reading

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Almost There!

Wow.  Right now The Gnostic, Book One: Initiate is sitting at 106,171 words with five chapters left in this rewrite.  I believe it will be wrapped up at 120-130,000 words with the next rewrite, and then I polish it all … Continue reading

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Greatest Author Alive

Yes, it’s been a while since I last posted.  No, I don’t have an excuse for this lapse.  So what do I have?  Only the recommendation for one of the greatest writers of our time.  David Wong (aka Jason Pargin), … Continue reading

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On Influence

Artists of all kinds whether they are writers, sculptors, poets, or painters, are influenced by the art they consume.  I am influenced mostly by music, movies, and books.  I can’t say that paintings or carvings have had too much say … Continue reading

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Something to Consider

I read quite a bit; I guess it’s what any decent author does.  Anyway, I often wonder at the detail and the imaginative twists that they come up with.  I wonder at how they came up with these things, but … Continue reading

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