The Power of a Slap

- by Chris Marie Green

This is going to seem like a really random topic for a writer’s blog entry, but I was choreographing a fight scene the other day for the first book in a new “post-apocalyptic urban fantasy noir” series. I considered punches, new-fangled weapons, and harsh words as components, and during my brainstorming, I even thought about […]

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Hey–TV Is My Process

- by Chris Marie Green

I watch way too much TV. I’ve never added up how many hours per week until I decided to do this blog entry, but when I did do the math, I was shocked at the total, including both television series and movies. And if you think I’m giving you that total-nope. I’m way too embarrassed, […]

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Best Tax Write-Off Ever

- by Chris Marie Green

There are a lot of things an author can write off for taxes: office supplies, postage, promotion, copies. But my favorite category is research. Now, I’m not just talking about buying books that allow me to keep up with the market or that offer insights into subjects I need to know in order to create […]

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The Scare List

- by Chris Marie Green

I love a good scare. Since I write about vampires, this makes a lot of sense. But it’s Halloween time, when the nights get chillier and the darkness takes on a layer of “what else is out there?” eeriness, so I thought this would be the perfect time to dwell on a few isolated visuals […]

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