Netflix Iron Fist and Writing

Netflix has released the fourth installment in their Marvel Knight Defenders series. I have seen all 13 episodes. Here is my take. Read More »

The Dark Corner: Episode 4 - The Basement

Things have changed over the last month or so. One of those things is the next episode in The Dark Corner saga called The Basement. I have been talking about this for a while and here is an update for you to wet your appetite until it is finally released. Read More »

Batman vs. Superman and Writing

I may be late to the party in getting my two cents in on this but that is O.K. because after this debacle, I was not missing out of much of anything. Read More »

RIU - Meechum Forest

In my short story The Forest, the Baker family encountered some odd and deadly within its confines. What is the story that spawned this danger? We attempt to get to the bottom of it in this new RIU Data File. Read More »

R.I.U. - The Creation of a Universe

What is happening before your eyes is the creation of a universe. Read More »

 

Book Review – Iron Man: Armor Trap

Next in my series of books read is Iron Man-The Armor Trap. I’ve been reading this for a while and there’s a reason for that. It was laborious to get through this. Bordering on excruciating. But I like to finish what I start and in the end I ultimately learn something about writing.

The Reason for My Website

Nowadays, having a website for just about any endeavor to engage people is a must. But many people have no idea what they want their website to do or the specific purpose of their website. Writers are included in that. This got me to thinking which always gets me to writing about it.

Netflix’s Daredevil and Writing

Daredevil has always been a favorite superhero of mine since the mid-1980s when Frank Miller redefined him. I’ve been collecting his comic off and on ever since. I was disappointed tremendously when the movie version of Daredevil was released in 2003 (just adding to one of the many reasons I loathe seeing Ben Affleck in any superhero film). Well, Marvel has rebooted him in a series on Netflix which was recently released. Of course, I had to do one of my infamous posts on it.

My Book Cover Journey: Part III – The Business

It’s generally understood that the three top things that sells a book are the price, the description, and the book cover. That’s just part of the business and it’s a part that we have to deal with business-like. That means when we are ready to get that cover done, we already have our agreement in hand and ready to send off to the designer, illustrator, or both if they are all one person. But do you really have to spend hundreds of dollars to have a lawyer draft you up one? Uh…the answer to that is an unequivocal, no. Here’s what you need to do.

Avengers: Age of Ultron and Writing

As I promised, I am bringing my report of Avengers: Age of Ultron and what I learned from the movie as a writer. For those of you that may be newcomers to the party, the stories I write can be defined as superheroic or speculative fiction. The slate of superheroic movies is a great opportunity

In The Oven – Iron Man: Armor Trap

Not to be one that sits idle, I always like to be reading something. Normally, that’s one fiction and one non-fiction book. This time around I have another Marvel novel that I’ve been picking away at starring the genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist that we all know and love, Iron Man.

9 Ingredients On How to Write for A Living

I’m an independent writer. I’m an author. I am published in a variety of different places: magazines, graphic novel, newspapers, blogs, and one book. I am in this for the long haul. I don’t write to do it as a part-time endeavor. The goal here is to write as a career. If you’re a writer with that same goal, then this is for you. It’s not long but it’s powerful. It’s nine basics on how to make a living as a writer.