Fiction Writing

Richard Fenton & Andrea Waltz Interview – Autistic Savants, Dates, & the Spider and the Fly Poem

How do the authors keep the dates for each specific storyline straight? Why did they decide to introduce a character into the story who was an autistic savant? How do they choose to which people to dedicate each episode? How do you keep the dates for each specific storyline straight? I find myself having to…

Onyx Webb: Book Six: Episodes 16, 17, & 18 – a Review

In episodes 16, 17, and 18 of the Onyx Webb series, family secrets are revealed as is the identity of a serial killer. People’s pasts are beginning to catch up with them and so are the terrible things they have done. The book opens with the introduction of a new character, Newt Drystad. An autistic…

Is Cynicism the New Norm? – Guest Post by Matthew Keith

I recently released the second installment of my dystopian trilogy Outpost, and Lisa, the owner of this website, was kind enough to review it. Halfway through reading it, she sent me a message congratulating me on having reached the conspiracy theorist reader segment so well. I’d written a real bonafide government cover-up conspiracy story. It…

Outpost: Survivor Chronicles of the Great Rains: Book Two – a Review

How did the Ebola virus come to be in the rain that poured down? Who exactly is John Doe? Are aliens really behind everything that is going on? And since there are no children left, is there any hope for the survival of mankind? From aliens and deadly rains to mad and deranged power-hungry scientists,…

Why Poe is the King of Scary

Why, after all this time, is the name of Edgar Allan Poe synonymous with tales of horror and suspense? His most popular works have never been out of print and have been translated into all the world’s major languages. During his life, Edgar Allan Poe was plagued by many problems.  This troubled man still wrote…