Category Archives: Influences

Titles, Book 3

I like titling things.  I recently gave Erica a title for an upcoming short story compilation (if she decided to use that one >_>), and I have an ever-growing list of titles to someday be used for books, short stories, … Continue reading

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Monday Music: Assemblage 23 – Decades (v2)

Assemblage 23 – Decades (v2), from the album Meta.  Synthpop. I’ve used Assemblage 23 before, I know, and this particular song doesn’t have relevance to the current story, but it’s one of my favorites from this band and heavily influential … Continue reading

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Monday Music: The Birthday Massacre – Pins and Needles

The Birthday Massacre – Pins and Needles, from the album Pins and Needles.  Goth rock. As I get toward the end of Book 3 and start putting out chapter-title lists and their inspirations, you’ll be seeing more of The Birthday … Continue reading

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Monday Music: IMATEM – Haven

IMATEM – Haven, from the album Journey.  Synthpop/darkwave. Since I like to share my favorite music but need to rein it in after last time, I thought I’d start a weekly feature.  I’ve seen some others do it, but everyone’s … Continue reading

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Ten Books

Since everyone has been doing the ’10 Books That Have Stayed With You’ challenge recently — so many that Facebook actually compiled 130k of them to make a set of statistics — I figured I might as well.  After all, … Continue reading

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Influences: Pulse (and other Supernatural Horror)

I haven’t done an Influences post in a while, which is weird because I’d yet to talk about one of my biggest influences: supernatural horror.  I may present mostly the superficial fantasy trappings on this blog, but my dreams get … Continue reading

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What I Do With My Downtime

Not that anyone asked, but since I’m taking a few days to cool down between finishing the rough draft of The Living Throne and starting the edits, I thought I’d give a glimpse at what I do when I’m not … Continue reading

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