Why is the Reverse Harem so Underappreciated?

At the time of writing this post, I was coming off of a pretty bad depressive spiral. In fact, the initial draft for it was written while a little tipsy, a bit lonely, and very heated. It wasn’t any good at all, and it’s long gone to the trash bin. But the idea that started […]

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Analysis 01: John Wick

“When a retired hitman is forced back into action by a sadistic young thug, he hunts down his adversaries with the skill and ruthlessness that made him an underworld legend.” – AMAZON VIDEO SYNOPSIS I give film a shit time when it comes to storytelling. It’s not even a bad medium, it’s just a challenging […]

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Project 01: Introduction

I feel like I could be a real estate agent. Here’s where I turn with a sweeping gesture to say, “And here, we have the beautiful focal point of this blog,” with a winning smile. You’re stunned, of course. Who could have imagined what you’d see when you finally got to it? Alas, I have […]

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Whatcha Got There? – My Creative Tools

Last week I reopened Ink & Illusion, talked a bit about what what was happening with the blog, and how I would be realizing the change. But before really launching into this new project, I thought I’d go over my tools so I’m not scrambling to explain things later on. Planning, I spent thousands of […]

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Ink & Illusion – Completely Revamped!

We’re starting this off right: loud, proud, and with something Leigh Bardugo told me. It was at the Los Angeles stop of the King of Scars tour; I was in the middle of creative crisis, working at a bloodthirsty office, and losing sight of who I really was. I felt beaten down, dragged out, and […]

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