So remember that idea I was playing around with, the YA novel about the half-angel teenagers? Still continuing to work on it. I’ve got a really pretty good draft written up, but by all indications it’s not good for the market–among other things, it’s too doggone long. And I’m starting to suspect it’ll be … More Stuff I’m continuing to work on: The Hospitaller Oath.
Haven’t been on here in a while, have I? Life has been busy. Teaching. All sorts of fun details, no time to talk about them now. So context. Remember that story snippet I posted here a while back? About the guy Iosef? So I’m still trying to get that published–haven’t had any luck thus far. … More The Nephilim Protocol, or: something I’m working on.
So I’d like it on record that I thought of the dwarf-elf romance before Peter Jackson did. I guess we’ll never know if I’d have done it better, but I find it hard to believe I would have done worse, even if mine had even less basis in Tolkien’s epic. Lord of the Rings: … More [LotR: War in the North] That Time I Tried to Tell Tolkien Tales
This is a bit from my steampunk novel about Iosif Rusval, a young boy pulled into service of the Automated Postal Department’s Enforcement Division. His supervisor is in the midst of a nail-biting investigation into mail tampering, which leads Iosif and his fellow Enforcers into all sorts of dangerous situations. It’s a fun story, but … More Deleted Scene: [Machinations] Meeting Mrs. Rusval.