Tag Archives: The Blackguard Novel

The Blackguard – My Novel in Ten Sentences

My first published novel, The Blackguard, is about 60,000 words long. I’m going to try and explain it in ten sentences. Props to Diotima’s Ladder for this idea. The Blackguard is about oppressed minorities getting run over by the march of modernity, except here those minorities are white supremacists who practice Chinese-style foot-binding, East African-style scarification […]

The Blackguard is Official

Eleven years, thousands of hours and enough time grimacing at mutilated notebooks to scare off an entire congregation of nice old ladies. The Blackguard, my first novel, that monster collection of revisions and one-more-things and insecurities – it’s done. I hope you take a moment to consider the new release on amazon.com. If you wish […]

The Making of The Blackguard

I was 23 years-old when I sat down in a Starbucks in Sparks, Nevada, opened a notebook I’d stolen from the air conditioning wholesaler where I worked and wrote the first scene of what would become The Blackguard. From a broad, plot-centric point of view, The Blackguard covers an isolated community of white supremacists trying to fight […]