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Highland Rogue Writing · 5h ago

Adjust Your Beatitudes

He's watching you. Always watching . . . I’ve hit that point in my writing where soul-crushing fear fills every crevice, every phrase, every choice and screams: YOU’RE NOT GOOD KID.  GET OUT...
Highland Rogue Writing · 1w ago

By the Blade by David Ekrut

Jax finds himself abandoned far from home in the desert nation of Kalicodon. When any infraction to tribal honor will land him in chains as a slave, he must learn quickly to adapt in a forei...
Highland Rogue Writing · 1W ago

A Long Time Ago, We Used to be Friends

I have no use for prisoners. Kill them all.In many ways, I'm will miss going to the movie theater, but theaters are a dying breed, an archaic way seeing movies. For a long time, they solved ...
Highland Rogue Writing · 1W ago

In Defense of Episode IX

There's more where that came from!AVAST: THERE BE SPOILERS AHEAD.  YE BE WARNED!Some folk appear to be up in arms that Carrie Fischer (a moment of silence, a raised glass of Scotch) won’t ap...
Highland Rogue Writing · 2W ago

Rejected, Dejected, and Ejected

You suck, kid, and not in a good way!There’s a file in my email labelled “Rejections”.  Writers, by our nature, love punishment.  We go well beyond gluttony, well beyond fetish.  For us, rej...
Highland Rogue Writing · 2W ago

Belgium

In Bruges!While looking for images of canals and castles, I happened across some lovely photos of Belgium.  A strange feeling that I knew these places washed over me, and I was swept away to...
Highland Rogue Writing · 3W ago

Fear, Honor, Interest and All Things Fun

“It was in keeping with the practice of mankind for us to accept an empire that was offered to us, and if we refused to give it up under the pressure of three of the strongest motives, fear,...
Highland Rogue Writing · 3W ago

Pontificating on the Shell and Its Ghost

You claimed WHAT on the internet?!TL;DR version: I don’t give a damn.  She’s Asian.  I’m going to see the movie anyhow.  So should you.This discussion grew out of, what else, an online argum...
Highland Rogue Writing · 4W ago

Yo Soy!

Next stop—WORLD DOMINATION!I have to give a little shout out to my 9yo and my almost-7yo: Porter and Tristan.  Last night was Open House at the elementary school.  Both boys are in the dual ...
Highland Rogue Writing · 4W ago

But Why Didn't You!?

With deepest, most heartfelt apologies to Miss Jane Austen:And apologies to all blondes!It is a truth universally acknowledged, that an author, in possession of a good story, must be in want...