The Sick Stuff
I mentioned it in passing the other day but it’s an idea that stuck with me, the idea that part of me is past wanting to see ‘the sick stuff’. I think as a kid (which is relative, when it comes to age) you are drawn to the taboo, and when I was a kid, that meant the sick movies. I never had an interest in the Faces of Death stuff, I just don’t get into seeing real...
I love movies. I have always loved movies, since I was six and saw Friday the 13th at the drive-in and ever after. And I like reviewing movies. I dunno why. I think reviewing is the peanut butter to the chocolate of my writing. Putting two things together that I love. Can I tell you though that, as much as I like writing movie reviews it gets real tired. Tired as in, man am I sick of the awful...
The Meep Sheep, The Guardian
The last character in The Meep Sheep is No One, a man with so old he has no name and no idea how old he is, but shrouded in mystery as he may be, he is perhaps the most important person in the Kingdom of Man. You see, No One comes from a long line of guardians and each one in succession, when their time came, took over the mantle of protecting The Great Thicket, the mysterious woodland that...
The Meep Sheep, the Reluctant Queen
Mistress Messy is a reluctant Queen if ever there was one. Having just turned eighteen she is next in line to succeed her mother on the throne of the Kingdom of Man. Her duty, as it has been the duty of every Queen, is to serve as the Mistress of Magic and to ensure that the Kingdom, usually enshrouded in clouds due to the land being in a deep valley, that the sun shines more then it does not...
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The Meep Sheep, Manda the Journalist
Manda is one of our reluctant heroes in The Meep Sheep. A young woman who only wants to make the perfect holiday for her beloved and her family but who gets wrapped up in a cross-Kingdom disagreement that could have dire consequences. As a journalist in the Kingdom of Man it should be exciting enough to detail the exploits of a new Queen who is bucking the trend of her ancestors. Things...
The Meep Sheep - Ashley Pickles, the musician
Ashley Pickles as a young man was a marvel with the voice of an angel. Ash would sing songs the songs of days long gone and would remind the people of the Kingdom of Man what it was like to be fully alive. What his songs lacked though were personality and the intimacy that comes with creating your own Art. When a new friend teaches him to play guitar and how to find his voice as a singer,...
Meep Sheep, You Say? What's That?
So, yeah, I have a new book out called The Meep Sheep , here’s a little bit about it. About the book Taking a cue from the fairy tales of the Brother’s Grimm, The Meep Sheep is a collection of fairy tales about four people, each with their own challenge to overcome, who are friends unmet, but who hold the fate of their kingdom in their hands. This is a book that is without foul language...