fiction writing

Test-driving some Twitter Book Barkers

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A Creative’s Call to Arms

“For instance, a certain left-wing nation which has employed secret-police agencies for 61 years has now reached the point where the leaders are terrified of painters and poets.”

Robert Anton Wilson wrote this statement circa 1980. He was referring to the Soviet Union. Today, in 2016, the United States has become the new Soviet Union.


Oh, The Humanity! The Global State of Vampires In Genre Fiction and Other Mopery

I have to wonder about a large slice of the “horror” reading public of today.

I’m speaking of the “vampire” genre of today and to the unbelievable depths of depravity it has been mired in since the slathering appearance of insanity like Twilight.

Angst ridden vampires, for God’s sake?! Wringing their hands over the “monsters” they are, feeling revulsion for lusting after hot red blood? Give me a break!


BUILDING THE PERFECT BEAST

The Word is given. It’s time to start looking for the squad: the other writers who will expand the DON TEMPLETON brand with books that induce recklessness in the vital signs. My task is to write the first four novels. This establishes the bedrock of the series. So now is the time to start training potential Jedi of the keyboard in the specific ingredients that go into the GREEN MAJIK formula.