My ‘Wild Card’ Mixtape

I’ve written before about the role that music plays in my creative process, and specifically the hand it had in writing the first Vanguard Prime book. Now that the second book in the series, Wild Card, has been on the shelves for a few months, I thought it’d be safe to write about the musicContinue reading “My ‘Wild Card’ Mixtape”

Kick Out The (Vanguard Prime) Jams

After yesterday’s post on the music that inspired Vanguard Prime: Goldrush, it occurred to me that there was not one but two songs that I should have mentioned in my list. Instead of having contributed to the creation of VP, however, they were instead inspired by the book. You see, before¬†Goldrush was published I hadContinue reading “Kick Out The (Vanguard Prime) Jams”

The Ideas Shoppe: In The Groove

One of my biggest sources of inspiration is music; so much so that I gave a presentation at uni on songs that had inspired my writing. It…did not go well. I’d hoped to stimulate conversation amongst my fellow students about what music sparked their imaginations. What I got instead was muted befuddlement. I was eventuallyContinue reading “The Ideas Shoppe: In The Groove”