It’s three in the morning when Alana walks into the desolate diner. She is a young woman with a shaved head, winged eyeliner, jeweled earrings, and the appearance of a skeleton. She stands on unsteady feet and her eyes are a reflection of her addiction and exhaustion. I almost feel sorry, wanting nothing more than … Continue reading Interview With A Soul On Cocaine
Hello, my lovelies! So, I know that I’m taking my sweet time to get Broken Melody into your hands, and for that, I apologize. Kinda. Not really... Let me explain. Broken Melody digs deeps into the world of drug addiction and mental illness. It covers things that I have personally gone through with firsthand experience. … Continue reading Monsters Within
I, like many of you have stumbled upon this here blog entry, have experienced the dark entity that is depression. I tried writing this early last week, but couldn’t. I didn’t have the mental energy as I fought off this pesky demon. So, I complied a small list to help you get through this. It … Continue reading Surviving A Demonic Attack. (AKA, A Depressive Episode)
Mark appears from a break in the trees in complete silence. Not even the crunch of leaves beneath his feet can be heard. The colors of the forest drop from his skin and the moss on his bare feet dissipate into nothing. He swings his rifle so that it rests on his back before sitting … Continue reading Interview With A Ghost: Mark Kline
When trapped within the confines of my own head as I scribble out a story like a madman with a journal, I tend to forget that I can lift my head and breathe if only for a moment. I’m going to safely assume, that if you also write (or draw, or paint, or read, or … Continue reading Taking Care of Your Mental Health While Writing Tricky Material (Starring: Kira The Puppers)
With Experiment X 3 sitting patiently for the next step in the seemingly never-ending process of book-writing, my hands refuse to remain idle. My brain poured with a fountain of new projects to begin. New stories formed in my consciousness like tidal waves. To be honest though, they began forming as the end of Experiment … Continue reading No to Broken Melody, Yes to Immortal
I finally finished the rough draft of Experiment X: 3. No, I will not reveal the subtitle. Mostly because I'm still juggling against three. So, I don't even know the subtitle yet. Subtitles are not why I'm currently writing this here though! I want to 'explain' myself on why it took me so long to … Continue reading Experiment X: The Book That Took Forever to Write, An Explanation.
Jack is waiting patiently at a small table in the soon to be crowded pub. His body looks as though it has been carved from stone, but his build is smaller than Ryan’s. He wears dark colored jeans and a gray shirt that makes his brilliantly blue eyes pop like stars. There’s a plate of … Continue reading Interview With The Ring Leader-Jack Cortex. Experiment X.
RYAN KLINE Ryan walks into the room with confidence. He wears dark jeans and a button up shirt with sleeves that hang over his wrists. Despite his infectious grin, he demands his deserved respect and it emanates off of him in waves. From the posture of his body to the beat of his heart, this … Continue reading Interview with the most dangerous Subject (Experiment X)
I had a panic attack while making dinner tonight. I had forgotten to take my meds the night before and my anxiety was quite high throughout the day. I tried to hide within myself by curling up under a blanket and sitting with the anxious knots. Feeling it bubble up from beneath the surface, I … Continue reading Panic Attack: Dinner Edition