… almost …

As I dot the i’s and cross the t’s on UNTITLED SPACE THRILLER there are several things on the checklist that stand out: 1) Write for emotional impact; 2) Make sure reader understands emotional tone; 3) Be global. 4) Let the writing be poetry, but not flowery. Rhythm. Tone....
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Lessons Learned

The Dead Zone

It’s Sunday, July 25th at about 5 in the morning. I curiously awake and eager to get to it. Something changed. Last night, around 7:00 pm. I’m working through UNTITLED SPACE THRILLER, somewhere near page 80.  At this point, you have to have a really good idea of where...
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Lessons Learned

Trapped in a …

Venture / Void / Osiris is about a group of people who are trapped in a escape shuttle in the middle of space. The story is about how they cope with the predicament. When I wrote it, I thought I was writing a horror movie first, a suspense movie...
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Busy busy.

Not much time right now.  Here’s the short version.  Went through about 15 heavy re-writes on The Possessed (formerly Soul Purpose, formerly Between Good and Evil).  We’ll do the full project update next Friday. You can read the first 10 pages by clicking on the link on the left...
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Project updates

Whelp. It’s been a long road for The Disciple, but it’ll be “done” (whatever that means, huh?) on Tuesday, February 24th. A year to the day from finishing Big Blue Meanie aka “Hot Metal” (boooo — LAME-O title!). Oddly, The Disciple’s already listed on IMDB. (Tip from me to...
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