Down the Dark Path Fantasy, Dark Art, and Sci Fi by J Edward Neill

Category Archives: Writing!

No Delusions of Grandeur

March 8, 2015 | Dark Moon Daughter, Down the Dark Path, Nether Kingdom, Writing! | Permalink

Skulls. Sand. Shadows. Three of my favorite things. As I near the release of this, and thus slam the door shut on a too-long writing project, I sit in a rotting leather chair, my feet propped on a destroyed-by-cats ottoman, and reflect on my existence. I should be happier, I think. I should shimmer like Twilight’s vampires and bounce like Barney the fucking […]

Summer sucks for writing

July 2, 2014 | Tessera Guild!, Writing! | Permalink

North Georgia. Circa the dead of summer. It’s hot out there. It’s sunny, muggy, steamy. My insides are cooked. My skull is melting… I’m more or less taking a vacation from writing this weekend, but before I dump ice over my head, shut my laptop down, and take my long-awaited rum runner/margarita bath, I have a few […]

The Monster Mash

April 5, 2014 | Books!, Dark Moon Daughter, Tessera Guild!, Writing! | Permalink

   He was three-thousand winters dead, as deaf to Andelusia’s bleating as a coffin full of bones. His very presence was evil, his breaths curling like smoke from beneath his iron mask. As he dragged her through Midnon, his passing withered moths and turned bowlfuls of red apples to ash… – Reference to Mogru, Servant […]