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Highland Rogue Writing · 6d ago

I'm Writing, So . . .

. . . there aren’t any updates and likely won’t be unless some fit of pique takes me.  Most of my piques are now fitted to writing Company of the Damned and thus less interested in making ot...
Highland Rogue Writing · 2W ago

The Man in Black Fled Across the Desert . . .

. . . and the Gunslinger followed.The trailer for The Dark Tower released today, and it’s something of a mixed bag.  The theme offered is, “There are other worlds than these, Gunslinger.”  T...
Highland Rogue Writing · 2W ago

As If You Needed Another Reason

This goes on the list of Reasons-Getting-Old-Sucks.Yesterday, about a half-mile into my run, a cramp tore through my left calf.  It felt like something vital had been torn.  In my 40+ years ...
Highland Rogue Writing · 3W ago

Aliens vs Couples—More Meh for Your Moolah

Sums it up nicely.Have you caught the trailer for the newest Aliens installment?Underwhelmed is the term that comes to mind.  Maybe the series has just panned out, and there's no real point ...
Highland Rogue Writing · 3W 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 · 1M 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 · 1M 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 · 1M 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 · 1M 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 · 1M 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...