We are in the midst of a heated argument – James and myself, the co-writers, are at odds. This is my perception of City-State’s ultimate villain, Supreme Judge Kaisin Harkin: To me, a female reader and writer, Harkin exudes power with remarkable good looks and exceptional charisma. As a co-writer, I have spent many hours … More But He’s MINE, and He’s HOT!
When I was in Kindergarten, I was (and still am) a huge baseball fan. I loved the Atlanta Braves. They were actually good in the early eighties. Then they sucked for like half a decade. Then they won 14 straight divisional titles. But I digress. We had a talent show. And I was dressed up … More #TBT Moment
We already live in City-State. City-State is basically Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New Wold” on meth. Think about it. People don’t need to ban books. We don’t read. We get spoon-fed reality TV and viral videos. No one needs to cover up the truth. We all basically ignore it anyway. When someone says something controversial, we … More City-State: 101
What criteria do you keep when deciding whether a villain deserves to die? Is it “just cuz?” You know, he’s the bad guy? Der! Or is there more to it? Kaisy and I were discussing this today. My criteria: Basically, if the villain is irredeemable, has done truly evil acts, and acts and thinks in … More To Kill a Villain
Well. This whole adventure began back in 2012. The novel was written as a stand alone book. Along the way, this blog was born and a multitude of short stories were begotten. Next thing we knew, we had a wonderful anthology of short stories all rooted in this fantastical dystopian universe. From feral humans, sophisticated … More The Novel