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Highland Rogue Writing · 2d ago

Marketing Covers for Flames of Perdition Part 3

As promised, here is the theoretical cover art for Company of the Damned.  This might be my favorite out of all three, as it’s the only book that hasn’t released yet, and thus had no first o...
Highland Rogue Writing · 3d ago

Show & Tell

Tell me again how to make your drink!Back in the day, I loved, loved, loved Show & Tell time.  Mostly, I loved to show and tell.  Probably we all did, but I don’t recall a thing anyone showe...
Highland Rogue Writing · 2W ago

Aubrey Hartmann Rides Again!

Got steam?It is with extreme pleasure that I announce my steampunk series, Constable of Aqualinne has been signed to contract with Ellysian Press.  The process was long and fraught (on my en...
Highland Rogue Writing · 2W ago

Marketing Covers for Flames of Perdition Part 2

Hey, thanks for staying with me through the Thanksgiving holiday.  Had a great time with the family—turns out they’re really nice people.  Also, as mentioned a few weeks ago, I went ahead wi...
Highland Rogue Writing · 3W ago

Contracts and Copyrights and Covers—OH MY!

Don't worry about the details . . . Really great article by a buddy of mine who is doing a twelve-part series that everyone should read.  Today’s article is on contracts.  Here's a brief int...
Highland Rogue Writing · 4W ago

When Cleaning Goes Wrong

And this . . . is where I dropped my soup!He came at me before I was even aware he was in the room.  Fists clenched and down to his sides, as if he was a gunslinger about to go to work.  His...
Highland Rogue Writing · 4W ago

Marketing Covers for Flames of Perdition

A lot of things have gone wrong over the past year, but a lot of things have gone very, very right.  One of the things that went really, really well is a marketing version of the current cov...
Highland Rogue Writing · 1M ago

Why Poets Are Awesome

And yet, her cold, dead eyes haunt me.Poets do in a handful of words what it takes a novelist several thousand.Consider a "simple" Dickinson poem:Because I could not stop for Death -He kindl...
Highland Rogue Writing · 1M ago

The Call Up - Movie Review

No Trons were harmed in the making of this film.The idea of an immersive gaming environment is very enticing.  Add a cash prize for the top player, and a fully VR/AR game suddenly becomes an...
Highland Rogue Writing · 1M ago

In Which I Feel Really Bad

When a soccer ball comes along . . . Last night, at my eldest son’s insistence request, I played scrimmage soccer with his team at their last practice.  Many parents did.Spoiler: We lost.I f...