Staying hidden takes more than inventing an alias or covering your face. Technology leaves digital footprints everywhere. The moment you log on to the 'net via a computer, start-up your phone or take a picture, you've already identified yourself to those who know how to find you. A new name just isn't enough. Clearing a … Continue reading Remaining Dark on The Web
NEO-NOIR-EROTICA. GO! “You heard me! Get your fucking head down!” I push her head downwards. “Give me that thing!” I demanded, yanking a pillow out from underneath her face. Her head flops onto the mattress below. Beads of sweat fall from my chin and chest, landing on her back, forming a trickle that runs along … Continue reading NEO-NOIR-EROTICA. What is it?
Could SEETHINGS be the shock-novel of the century? If reviews are anything to go by, this psychologically disturbing novel well on it's way to becoming so. SEETHINGS is a relatively new title (2014). It's published through Kindle and Amazon, written by Australian author Michael Forman. He promotes it online through social media and his niche-styled website. Yes, it's a self-published title … Continue reading The Most Psychologically Disturbing Novel Ever?
You Made It! You found your way into SEETHINGS back door. Intrigue brought you to it. Good for you. Now you want to know more. You want to know about what the SEETHINGS secret is and what message lies at the end of this mysteriously unlabeled link. It piqued your interest. You're an inquisitive one aintcha? … Continue reading SEETHINGS Secret Back Door
Australian Author Takes Evil To A New Level. Prepare to read a shocking new novel by an Australian author: SEETHINGS. Western Australia’s Michael Forman has created a sinister new protagonist who lures unsuspecting victims into the night, sexually mistreating them and killing them at the height of coitus. Forman uses stormy Brisbane as a backdrop to a … Continue reading Australian Author Resurrects Noir Genre
Well, there it is, set up on the side of my writing desk, making me look as though I'm some kind of recording star. I'm not afraid of using mikes. I used to sell them when I was much younger. My TANDY PZM mike was one of the best recording mikes ever. I also … Continue reading Loving the new mike!
Publishing a book today is made a whole lot easier by two simple things that weren't available to authors seven years ago: Online publishers who offer Print On Demand (POD) services and the introduction of the E-book. Now before I get ahead of myself, I have spoken about this very subject on http://www.mfp.com.au/angelwanderer/smashwords-or-createspace-for-book-publishing/ recently. Some will … Continue reading Why I went with CreateSpace
Dark intention. High contrast.Any book written with dark intentcan be considered to be noir. Psychological thrillers often have black elements too. So where does the SEETHINGS meal sit in the literary buffet?In the past, I've struggled to explain to would-be readers about how SEETHINGS would be digested. It's intriguing on the plate but a little … Continue reading SEETHINGS: Neo-noir or Psychological Thriller?
Maxine Sewell's death-by-hanging story, by her own camera strap during a storm, attracted some interesting numbers last week. I keep scratching my head and wondering why so many folks cared? She had no friends. She wasn't liked all that much. Could it be that many wanted to revel in the gory details of how a … Continue reading Photographer’s Death Makes Headlines.
Well, it's time to move on.Another novel is now being written and will be ready for later this year. That makes three, two for this year and the first one that was published in 2014.The second has been written but not yet ready for printing. It's going through a final editing process with my editor/proofreader … Continue reading Another noir novel in the making.