The Pen and Cape Society has had two articles so far about Batman v Superman, one that loved it, and one that encouraged you not to see it. I'm going to do something different, something that I remember from back when NPR was a new radio network and had no money. I'm going discuss breaking [...]
In November of 2014, I ran a Kickstarter to fund turning the second year of my web serial The Legion of Nothing into a novel. It was actually to turn the third year into a novel as well, and that will happen, but in any case, the Kickstarter was a success. It raised enough money to publish [...]
The next Legion of Nothing book is coming out in early December. I'm just waiting on two illustrations. Click through and see the new cover after you vote and help raise the profile of the Legion of Nothing online serial on Top Web Fiction.
I'd been planning to write something anyway since PCS members are required to write four articles for the blog each year, but Christopher Wright's article on writing combat made me think I had something to add. First off, I should mention that despite Chris' caveats about how the way he writes combat does not necessarily [...]
Jim Zoetewey grew up in Holland, Michigan, near where L Frank Baum wrote The Wizard of Oz and other books in that series. Admittedly, Baum moved away more than sixty years before Jim was even born, but it's still kind of cool. Interview with Jim Zoetewey author of The Legion of Nothing: Rebirth 6/25/2015 I [...]
She was nowhere. Except for Perry, Willow could see only blackness. Strangely though, she could see Perry--in full color no less--even though no light source existed. It was less as if she were stuck in a dark room, and more as if she were stuck in some kind of computer simulation. Alternately (and given everything [...]
Against everything she felt she stood for, Willow stood still. Then everything went completely dark. For a moment, just as Los Angeles disappeared, she thought she felt heat, but she couldn't be sure. Then the darkness ended and she found herself in a new place. She stood next to a wide opening. Huge metal doors [...]
There's a long and a short answer to the question of why I started writing superhero prose fiction. Here's the short answer: I thought it would be unpublishable. That's generally the opposite reason would be writers start writing anything, but you'll be amused to learn that this one rests on some fairly solid logic--providing certain [...]