Over the past five (nearly six) years, I’ve written a plenitude of stories featuring the characters of Charles St. Cyprian, the Royal Occultist, and his assistant, Ebe Gallowglass. So many, in fact, that two years ago I had to assemble a story chronology, for my benefit, if no one else’s. And since I’m busy this week and it’s unlikely that you’ll be getting any substantive posts, here’s said chronology, with accompanying art by MD Jackson. (more…)
The long, slow crawl towards Halloween begins here. Well, technically, it began last November. Hey, a guy can have a favourite holiday, can’t he? Only three months. Positive thoughts. (more…)
Let’s start the week off right, shall we? With a story about a story, and the permutations thereof. Also about the barnacle-like nature of certain ideas and how you can never *quite* do them justice, no matter how many times you give it a go. (more…)
Armies ride to war as the vampire-king stirs in his bloody slumber. The Royal Occultist races against the Devil, but no matter how swift he flees, the Devil is always just behind. For the dead have ever traveled fast… (more…)
Yesterday brought some good news, of an eldritch bent. Eldritch Inquests, that is. It looks like the long-awaited second volume of the occult detective anthology I co-edited with Miles Boothe is finally on it’s way to the shelves. With stories by Neil Baker, Brian M. Sammons, Meredith Torre and Bob Freeman, among others, it’s sure to be a fine companion piece to the incredible first volume. (more…)
The year’s not quite over yet but I’ve already got a few projects lined up for 2016. Not many, but a few. Because I like to stay busy, me.
Most of them are writing-related, natch. Others are social-media type stuff…I’ve mentioned before that I’ll be slowly overhauling both this blog and The Royal Occultist site, as well as cleaning up my Facebooks and Tweeters and such. (more…)