Life Update 2021

It’s been a long time since I’ve written anything on Playing With Demons. The pandemic has done quite the number on me and my mental health. As a result, I have terribly neglected my writing. Of course, people need to take breaks, and I am no different. It happens. Life, and the day job, have […]

Having a Writing Circle

A lot of people, many writers included, ar eunder the impression that writing is a solitary activity. Especially with the novel coronavirus situation getting more serious, I’ve seen a few people joking about how they’re going to get so much writing done now that the CDC is recommending social distancing (Let’s be honest though; none […]

Cures for Writers Block

It’s been a while since I wrote about anything besides Satanic issues, so this week I’m going to talk about writing again. To get back into the writing mood I’m going to be going over a pretty basic topic, but one that many beginning writers struggle with: writers block and its cures. In order to […]

Why I Like Horror

It’s a question I’ve heard several times before, and it doesn’t have a quick and easy answer. There are several reasons I enjoy the horror genre, both its consumption and its creation. So when it comes to why I like horror (and for the purpose of this blog I’m going to be referring specifically to […]

Male Competitors

Going back to one of my previous posts, “Writing in Competition,” here is a list of my top ten competitors: Stephen King Shirley Jackson Joe Hill Anne McCaffrey H.P. Lovecraft J.K. Rowling Rick Riordan Kevin Hearne George R.R. Martin Mary Shelley As you can see, the majority of the authors I consider my top competitors […]