A new short story involving Rhest (from Rhest for the Wicked) is live in the Serials & Stories section. Or you can just check it out here.
Sex work comes up occasionally in my stories, not so much because I favor it but because it is heavily stigmatized and vilified when it shouldn’t be. The real-world realities of sex workers and those involved in the sex professions is complicated (and often ugly), but the field itself and those who work within it do not deserve dismissal and derision. They deserve support, respect, though sadly they most deserve help.
Sex work is work, with all the problems (and more) that go with any exploited and vilified field.
With Irma battering the United States, from Puerto Rico to Tennessee, I found it difficult to find much to write about it. It’s kind of hard to discuss the nuances of character development or neat exercise tidbits I’ve been exploring when some people are struggling with life and livelihood. Still, I wanted to write something, so I thought a quick project update might be in order.
My third novel with Caffeine & Ink, RocKaiju remains in development. We’re at the copyediting stage and things are moving slowly, but well. I am pushing to have RocKaiju available for Anime USA this December (more on that in a second), but that will involve hitting multiple subsequent benchmarks that are, shall I say, ambitious. I think it is doable and my publisher does as well, so here’s to hoping.
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The knights are back!
While a full re-launch of Red Moon Rising remains on the horizon, I thought I’d take a swing at something topical and thought the knights were the best ones to do it (just in case my stance on recent events wasn’t clear). So check out the new one-shot and read how Everett, Ledger, and Armand set out on a random adventure to pit themselves against a local chapter of the terrorist group.
Better the Devil you know has gone live in the Serials & Stories section!
Donovan Austere retired early and lives in a retirement home, but when a letter from his old employer seeks to call him out of retirement, he isn’t quite sure what to think, especially considering what he did at his old job. Check out the story for more!
The Necromancer’s Human is up in the Serials & Stories Section! It’s the heartbreaking story of a cat and…well, just go check it out. Trigger-warning, though. It’s pretty emotional.