Bitches – Trev Hill

    Miss Jowens was cross. She had had enough of these young girls and their unladylike language and behaviour. Mind you, she shouldn’t have been surprised. Even at the interview she had been shocked by the way Miss Hayes the headmistress had talked about them. Oh yes, she plainly remembered, Miss Hayes had perused her CV and references with a favourable eye before asking … Continue reading Bitches – Trev Hill

Deadman’s Tome podcast with Jonathan Maberry

Jonathan Maberry joins Mr. Deadman and the Dynamite Marchese to talk writing, zombies and Marvel comics.   https://www.spreaker.com/user/8056632/jonathan-maberry-zombie-survival-and-cap   JONATHAN MABERRY is a New York Times best-selling and five-time Bram Stoker Award-winning author, anthology editor, comic book writer, magazine feature writer, playwright, content creator and writing teacher/lecturer. He was named one of the Today’s Top Ten Horror Writers. His books have been sold to more … Continue reading Deadman’s Tome podcast with Jonathan Maberry

What is Good Writing?

http://www.spreaker.com/user/8056632/ep-88-pronoun-police-and-writer-snobs   Mr. Deadman and Marchese will explore good writing vs bad writing. What’s lazy writing? What’s the problem with pronouns? What does it mean when readers don’t seem to care, on average? Traditional publishers are described as gatekeepers of quality, yet publish Dan Brown, E.L. James and Stephenie Meyer. These authors are criticized for their poor prose and lazy writing, but are loved by … Continue reading What is Good Writing?

Uxoricide by Bob McNeil

  During a Thursday, around 3:43AM, a female and male sauntered towards the driveway of her Spanish Colonial-styled mansion. The woman, Neala Desdemona Johnson, was blonde, in her thirties. Her appearance was comparable to the models found in Playboy. Her male counterpart, Rod Silverman, who was younger than she, favored an actor, Johnny Depp. In an attempt to convey his libidinousness, the male stopped and … Continue reading Uxoricide by Bob McNeil