Before I get too much grief for not spreading the whisky gospel here as frequently as I should, rest assured…I haven’t gone anywhere just yet.
I’ve been doing a lot with whisky and a lot with writing. Just not writing about whisky. I’ve been captaining a handful of whisky events here in Calgary (sharing the spoken word, and not just the written), and I’ve been rather buried in trying to knock off the last stretch of my second novel. Almost there.
A few of you were kind enough to track down my first published foray, “Sadie”, and shared some great feedback. Thank you for that. Appreciated more than you know. Breaking into the writing world is harder than you can imagine.
Earlier this year I finished my first actual novel. It’s a dark one. I can’t lie. Gritty. Nasty. Think early Stephen King and you probably have an idea as to the vibe of seventies-homage horror I was aiming for. All polished up, of course, with a bit of contemporary stylings. If you’re interested, “Darker Things” is available on Amazon here (US) and here (Canada). E-readers only, at the moment, but hard copies will be available soon. Early reviews have been great (and flattering), but every review/rating helps. If you do elect to follow me down this dark path, please, please, PLEASE leave some Amazon/Goodreads feedback.
Have also started a new blog for this venture. Feel free to pop by in its infancy. www.darkerthoughts.com
Thanks a million.
More whisky to come. Soon.