The War I’ve Fought My Whole Life

Anger is a reptile. After basking somewhere deep within for ages, seemingly beyond recall or remembrance, it explodes out of you at the worst times. The harder you grasp it, the harder it thrashes. It goes from a striking viper to a death-rolling crocodile. This is what you’re told. Has it ever occurred to you […]

The Non-Sparkly Podcast, Episode 5: Fight Scenes in Writing

I finally wrap up my thoughts about fight scenes in writing, covering a number of common problems and offering suggestions for improvement. I apologize for the white noise in this one. The weather here’s been abominable and I was stuck between losing quality of thought due to cooking in my chair or losing audio quality. […]

Common Courtesy: Podcast Planning #1

Hello readers! Just checking in here to explain that I’ve started working a second-shift job at a Mejier superstore, so I’ll have to reduce the amount of full-length material on the blog. That said, we’re about due for another episode of the Non-Sparkly Podcast.┬áThis one will be explaining my advice and thoughts on written fight-scenes […]