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
Every now and then I like to use a picture I took or a moment from my life and imagine it as the basis for a fantasy story. This picture is from my neighborhood in Savannah, GA. It was the most nature my son, from Tokyo, has ever seen. And, yes, the little details in … More Field of Leaves
I’m in the middle of editing. I’m pretty happy with this scene, but am on the fence as to whether or not rewrites will allow it to stay the way it is. Cursed plot getting in the way of action! Anyway, like I said, I think it is pretty fun and want to share it … More Sand, Sea and Stone Excerpt: A Fight Scene
Here we are. It is the beginning of 2017. The morose days of self-reflection that came with the end of the old year are over. Now comes the self-reflection that comes with the new year. The good news is that it is not morose, however it is rather impatient. I know that I am hard … More Feeling Stagnant
When I first published Deadly Troubadours I checked for new reviews a couple times a day. Slowly that urge to seek validation lessened to once a day and then, eventually, once a week. Now I check Goodreads maybe once every two weeks and then usually I’m procrastinating. Today I opened up my Goodreads page and, … More Win Some, Lose Some
Brent and Derek are back and continuing their epic commentary of Willow!
Brent is again joined by Derek and together they talk the fantasy classic Willow!
Today Brent reads the twenty-sixth chapter of Deadly Troubadours “Demetrius Tate: Origins 5.” Visit the website at deadlytroubadour.com and like the book on Facebook. Deadly Troubadours can be purchased from Indiegogo, Amazon, iTunes or Smashwords. Music by Manny Marx. If you enjoy the show please visit out Brent’s Patreon site and donate.