The Devil’s Demise: The Devil’s Tide by Matt Tomerlin

Piracy always was an act of rebellion. What may have caused good, honest people to turn towards such a hideous lifestyle? Were they always criminals? In some ways, perhaps they were. In other ways, the kinds of sailors they were originally employed under (or press-ganged into service with, to be fair) were almost more monstrous […]

You Think This Wise, Boy? Crossing Blades With a Pirate?

~┬áJack Sparrow,┬áPirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) I’ve been in the process of writing a novel for a couple of years now. Part of why it is taking so long is because I don’t really know what I’m doing. Also, I keep being sidetracked by the back stories of some of […]