The journey

One thing I have learned, despite how Star Wars began, was not to start The Apocalypse Story in the middle. A fine idea perhaps, and wonderful practice at writing, but I’d been better off beginning at the beginning. The simplest path is usually the best. So, I’ve spent the last few years writing books one…

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New York City

New York City

Angela and I were in New York City, not long before Christmas, having a wonderful time visiting family and friends, despite that we were in the middle of proofing ‘The Glimmering,’ the initial book we will soon release in the series The Apocalypse Game. But we were also in NYC to explore key scenes and…

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Lucio Parrillo

The Glimmering

Six days a week, I spend at least five key board hours per day writing. The Glimmering is the first book published in The Apocalypse Game series, even though it is the first book of the second trilogy in the story. I probably don’t have to say it, but self-motivation is important. I began in…

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Knives

I have a thing for folding knives. It started when a rancher I was helping when I was 14 years old told me, “A real man carries a knife all the time. It’s a tool, much as a weapon.” showing me his, I bought into that. I can’t remember much else he said, a man…

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So, I should write a blog

Should I write a blog

What a notion, who would read it? What a notion who would read it? But I write anyway, as Angela suggests, anything for the story that consumes me, a little more writing from the heart. Why do I enjoy it so much? No; I love it. When I get a scene right, or a character…

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