Category Archives: Writing

Writing Alert: On Attribution

Writing Alert! “How do I write dialogue?” he queried expectantly.
(Hint: Not like that!) Read more »

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Uncategorized, Writing

Black Widow Movie outline

I did something similar to this with my basic outline for a Captain Marvel movie. So here’s my basic Black Widow movie pitch.* Black Widow is tracking a [..]

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Comics, Movies, Superheroes, Writing

Donate, Help, Be in a Story!

Want to see your name in print? And help your fellow humans in need? My wife is heading to Africa in July to build houses for the homeless, [..]

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Announcements, Social Justice, Uncategorized, Writing

A Word about Whedon

So there’s been a lot of discussion online about Joss Whedon, the Avengers’ treatment of Black Widow, Twitter, etc. I’m not going to get into that, as there’s [..]

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Authors, Feminism, Social Justice, Uncategorized, Writing

Writing = Writing the Other

Writing is hard. And writers are all just people, with our varied perspectives, strengths, weaknesses, accomplishments and shortcomings. Some of us are interested in writing characters radically different [..]

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Authors, Characters, Social Justice, Writing

GenCon 2015!

I just bought one of the increasingly steep coveted badges for GenCon 2015, so I will be there, come hell or high water, wrath or ruin! A few [..]

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Announcements, Conventions, Gaming, GenCon, Mass Effect, Mass Effect RPG, Shield of the Summer Prince, Writing

Blog Odyssey: Under an Enchanted Skyline

Hail, fair readers! Recently, I contributed my story “Eye for an Eye” to the Under an Enchanted Skyline boxed set (8 urban fantasy stories for $0.99! What a [..]

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Interviews, Uncategorized, Writing

Comic Book Diversity: LET’S DO IT!

It’s audacious. It’s daring. It’s controversial. It’s the right thing to do. Art is a reflection of our world. As we enter a more multicultural world, our art [..]

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A-Girl, Characters, Comics, Feminism, Justice/Vengeance, Kickstarter, Lady Vengeance, Orestes, Social Justice, Superheroes, Writing

Make Erik Write More!

Hello! You know how you enjoy my work and wish I’d write *more* for you to enjoy? Why Help? Well, aside from the fact that it’s in your [..]

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Announcements, Comics, Justice/Vengeance, Kickstarter, Scourge of the Realm, Shadow of the Winter King, Uncategorized, Writing

SCOURGE OF THE REALM: out now!

My happily-never-after fantasy epic, Scourge of the Realm, is officially out! It’s what happens after the epic campaign to save the kingdom from the evil tyrant . . [..]

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Announcements, Comics, Justice/Vengeance, Kickstarter, Scourge of the Realm, Superheroes, World of Ruin, Writing