Author Archives: Shedrick

About Shedrick

I am a professional librarian and a part-time writer that's working to do that the other way around. I currently live in North Texas in the lovely city of Denton (“The Home of Happiness“) with my lovely wife and the obligatory demon-spawn cats. When not writing, gaming, or watching cheezy kung-fu flicks, I can sometimes be found in a pub (or the American equivalent) enjoying a fine brew.

Girding My Loins for NaNoWriMo

So, for the first time in about 5 years, I’m going to participate in NaNoWriMo this year. I’ve been neglecting my writing for too long and I’m hoping this will get me back on that horse. I’ve selected a genre … Continue reading

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The Weirdest Writer in the West

Last week I took an online writing class hosted by incomparable Cat Rambo on writing steampunk and weird western fiction. The class was a 2-hour Google hangout where the participants not only got a great brief history of the genres, … Continue reading

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Review: Ghostwalkers by Jonathan Maberry

Ghostwalkers (Deadlands #1) by Jonathan Maberry (2015) : Tor Books (9780765375261) Full-disclosure: My wife and I are currently playing a Deadlands campaign together. It’s great game with an interesting poker card-based mechanic and a setting bubbling over with the possibility of great … Continue reading

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Fueling the Fire: FenCon XIV

I attended the Writer’s Workshop at FenCon XIV in Dallas this year. The facilitator was the ever-insightful Cat Rambo. I was in with 14 other writers, critiquing and soaking up insights from Cat for 4 days. It was WONDERFUL. Not … Continue reading

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FenCon Writing Workshop

I will be attending the FenCon writing workshop this weekend with the brilliant Cat Rambo. I’m hoping to revitalize my writing bug and get back on the horse. I’ve taken a hiatus from writing to focus on my RPG passion. … Continue reading

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