Has anyone stuck a business card onto one of these busy boards? I’m afraid City-State will get lost in the sea of local plumbers, artificial candles, coffee shops, and cleaning services. Well, hopefully the dysfunction of our dystopia will entice someone to pluck our dark card from the deck. Come on, library patrons, you know … More Ah! The Weird, Overcrowded Community Board…
The Dystopian Nation of City-State has two authors. City-State requires two authors with its sophisticated layer system, its corrupt government, its restricted societal class system, its nihilistic cult, and its magical floating city. And what’s trending in City-State? It’s the hashtag, #helpmejames. A little background: James and I attended high school together in Melbourne, Florida, … More Adventures in Co-Writing – Adventures in City-State
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This week on Saturday Specials, I have a special guest, Kaisy Wilkerson-Mills, who co-writes Dystopian Nation of City-State (an anthology of short stories related to the futuristic dystopian, post-American nation of City-State) with James Courtney. When I asked her to narrate their experiences of co-writing for a guest post, here is what she…
James and I are almost finished with the first part of a two part short story series entitled “Prescription for Ratings”. While we are in the final stages of the first short, “Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants”, and we (obviously) are working on the second piece, “Prescription for Ratings: The Committee”. This second piece features … More Guillotina’s Short Visit?
The second beta read for “Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants” is complete. Thank you to all of our beta readers! Your comments and suggestions are wonderful – one of the reasons that this piece is still looming around our desks. James and I are STILL rewriting the final copy… I feel like this short story … More Will This One EVER End?
The cover art for our next short story, “Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants” is coming along well. It’s almost finished! City-State artist, Jamie Green, is phenomenal! What do you think? The actual story is progressing nicely. It is in its last stages of the drafting/editing process. Thank you to our beta readers – wonderful comments … More Killer Cover Art – Phase Two