Music is magic. It transmits emotion, stories, space, and can do all that without words. Add some words to the music and the creations get even more complex. It’s magic. It’s witchcraft. I write a good amount of bards and troubadours in my stories. And in this case the old adage is true. My writing … More Wannabe Troubadour
Recently I’ve been working on growing my Twitter followers. As it was nearing 300, in the last minute I stated that the 300th follower could ask for any fantasy style story and I would use that for a story hook. The 300th follower asked for a warrior woman super hero to save the world with a hug. I hope … More 300 Twitter Followers Story!
Some #microfiction for the #writingcommunity! … More While the Giant Slumbers
The tenth chapter of “Bloody Tokyo” by indie author Brent Thomas. A modern horror story containing vampires, werewolves, magic, oni, ninjas, samurai, yakuza, and more all set against the backdrop of modern Tokyo. Bloody Tokyo features original music composed by Manny Marx. If you enjoyed this post, please like my Facebook author page and become a patron through Patreon. Or … More Bloody Tokyo, Ch. 10
I suppose it is only fitting, this still being the period of the new year, that I am starting several projects. One of which is the vampire podcast, Bloody Tokyo, that I can’t seem to stop talking about. However, the most recent addition to the never-ending list of thing is want to do, is a … More New Works Begin!
The following continues directly from Part 2. The Bard’s forehead itched. Again he reached up to satisfy the itch and again his finger met the ground up bark that the King had applied to the wound. This time it was cool to the touch. A change, but it was something the bard could classify as either … More King and Bard (3)
“Wake up.” The bard’s eyes fluttered open. It was still dark with just a hint of light around the edges. The forrest was quiet and the pre-dawn air still held on to its evening chill. Already the bard wanted to close his eyes once again and drift back to sleep. A hangover cause such a … More King and Bard (1)
I’m at the stage of writing that I’m discovering is the hardest for me. The story is done. There are few, if any, surprises left to discover. But, there are errors. Many, many errors. I’ve used a few beta-readers. I have their notes. I have a few notes of my own. I know to make … More Writing is Lonely
I tried staring at my rough draft. I have a list of corrections that need to be made. But i just stared at them. That little sound a cd player makes when the disc spins at what seems to be a wrong speed. That is the sound I imagine coming off of my brain as … More Brain Not Working
I sit in front of my little computer screen and I let my mind unfurl. I right comic scenes of high adventures. I write scenes of despair and tragedy. I let the forces of good triumph and the armies of evil corrupt. I write fantasy. Sure, I also talk about writing itself and my family. … More Writing As Resistance