Sandman Slim: A Novel by Richard Kadrey

“’I guess I’d be bitter, too, if I saw all my friends turn into gods while I was still the bum on the corner, hoping they’d throw me a nickel.’ ‘See? It’s that asshole thing that’s going to get you killed soon.’ ‘Did I hurt your feelings again? Sorry. When this is over, I’ll send…

Sorrow’s Steel-A Prologue

Well, seems like it’s about that time of the year. Merry Christmas y’all. Hope your day is as great as mine. Now I present you the much anticipated prologue to my WIP. This is under copyright. This is very meloncholy. You have been warned. Now if only sarcasm could travel well in the written word…  …

Should You Assume?

“There are events which are so great that if a writer has participated in them his obligation is to write truly rather than assume the presumption of altering them with invention.”-Ernest Hemingway A couple of months ago, I ended writing my first “trunk” novel, something every beginning author should do at least once or three…

Another Hobbit-Sized Update

“Do you wish me a good morning, or mean that it is a good morning whether I want it or not; or that you feel good this morning; or that it is a morning to be good on?”  -J.R.R. Tolkein, The Hobbit Yeah, well, I said I would get to typing up this post on…

A Minor Update

So, what do you think of the new look? I find it more professional and junk, but what do I know? Also like the picture above; reminds me of home. But enough of that. Thought I might go ahead and say this blogging thing has grown on me like a fungus. I actually like it, frankly.…

Storm Front by Jim Butcher

Smiling always seems to annoy people more then insulting them. Or maybe I have an annoying smile. I entered this book with a bit of apprehension.  I heard many people gush over these books, saying they’re the best Detective Fantasy books around. Being a noir writer, I hate the illusion that people give stating that…

Fantasy Noir

Noir, when translated from French, means ‘night.’ Noir, when translated from English, means ‘rain.’ A whole lot of rain. As I stated in my first post, and my bio, and my twitter account, (@Texan_Chill) I’m a fantasy noir writer. The only problem with this is that very few even know what the hell I even…