Down the Dark Path Books, Paintings, and delicious darkness from J Edward Neill

Master of all moods

September 29, 2015 | Art!, Books!, Music | Permalink

Ever sat down to write and struggled to restart the movie in your mind? Ever curled up to read a good book, only to find it hard to withdraw from the rest of your day? Shutting the real world out and rediscovering that dark corner of your imagination can be challenging, but weapons are available beyond a […]

Under Her Black Wings

September 24, 2015 | Books!, Dark Moon Daughter, Tyrants of the Dead | Permalink

She knows she’s not like other women. More than ever, the night calls to her, the stars grant her serenity, and the shadows of black magic pool within her blood. In the dark spaces between Andelusia’s dreams, she feels the power of the ancient world awakening within her. And as the enemies of mankind lay the seed […]

Leaves are falling…autumn is here

September 17, 2015 | Life, Tessera Guild! | Permalink

When all the smoking, smoldering, blackened furnaces of summer finally die out… …here’s what we love about the next season to come:   Nothing beats autumn. It’s the best season for writing, the best season for existing. Summer is great for sports, spring for de-hibernating, and winter for all things indoors, but autumn……sips of Scotch on […]

I am Jon Snow!

September 10, 2015 | humor, Life, Writing! | Permalink

The older I get, the more I realize that…much like Jon Snow…I know nothing. Absolutely nothing. Age, experience, intuition…all out the window. Want a few good examples of my know-nothingness? Glad you asked: * * * I don’t understand why anyone gets offended by anything. Ever. I don’t know a damn thing about women. Or men, […]

The Ultimate Spawn-a-Villain Quiz

September 1, 2015 | humor | Permalink

  Ever seen a movie and thought, ‘That monster was cool. But I can imagine cooler?’ Ever read a good book but wished the villain were more of a badass? Ever daydreamed up a monster more terrifying than any hero can handle? Good. I think you’ll like this game. Answer the following ten questions and tally up […]