So here we are again, with an all new edition of Storytellers, where I go into a little bit of behind the scenes info on House of Stone, my first novel with Samhain and my first published work of “official” novel length. After this, I’ll go into my Torquere days with Last Paladin and The Vampire Fred, as I know there are some of my readers who are curious about those. 🙂 Anyway, without further ado…
1. The Headbutt Scene… Funny Story…
And here’s the next addition to my Storytellers series, where I discuss various behind the scenes stuff about the next book in the Broken Mirrors series, Lightning Rod. Unlike my other works, Lightning Rod has a lot of personal significance to me in that it’s the first City story, it got me my MFA, took me several years to write, and some other issues I’ve discussed previously on the blog.
Next will be House of Stone, which I’m hoping to have finished by the end of the week, or beginning of next week. So, without further ado, enjoy some spoiler-free tidbits about the writing of Lightning Rod.
1. The protagonist was, at first, a vampire. And then a Goth.
The following post is a repost from my Facebook page, but I’m trying to get back into posting on the blog, so I figured I’d prime the pump a little bit. 🙂 I’ll be posting the Storytellers for Lightning Rod next, and then I’ll work on posts for House of Stone, Vampire Fred, and Last Paladin, before doing one for Community Service, the next book in the Broken Mirrors series that comes out next year. If you guys have any questions about some of the “behind the scenes” stuff on any of my books, feel free to ask in the comments. 🙂
Anyone remember VH1 Storytellers? I liked it because the artist would give the audience about 3-5 minutes of backstory on a song before they performed it. Maybe it ruined the mystery, but I always thought it was a cool idea.
1) Coyote’s Creed was initially available for free.