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?
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
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.
Do I need an E-reader? Really? I Already Have a Phone! These are the 3 best reasons you need to put your phone down and get an E-reader right now! So you’ve thought about an E-reader but aren't quite sure. After all, a phone or a tablet seems to do the same thing. It's pointless having another e-device, … Continue reading Want an E-reader? 3 Reasons To Say Yes!
It never stops. A writer always writes. My days are always filled with writing. Today its more about promoting the writing rather than building a narrative. I do have a new book in mind but I always said that I'd give SEETHINGS the right attention to promote it before moving on. I've met so many writers who … Continue reading A day in the life of novel writing.
Logan City's Dark SideMy ol' mate Steven Knights and I used to knock about the streets of Logan very late at night. We'd get on our push-bikes and wreak havoc until the wee small hours.We thought that what we were doing was all pretty harmless. If you imagined drugs, fights, knives and violent takedowns then... sorry. … Continue reading Woodridge: Queensland’s Birthplace of Neo-Noir Literature