Signing off, and the best of 2018.

  As summer approaches, sweat begins to build and drip from my brow. The Grim Reader looks forward to hot nights and even hotter days as the merciless Queensland humidity rapidly approaches. It is with this final post at Beavisthebookhead.com that I wish to thank everybody for their unwavering support, but I have now reached…

Book review: The Sea Was A Fair Master – Calvin Demmer

  Calvin Demmer’s debut collection features 23 stories in which the author leaves no stone unturned. Demmer runs the gamut of genre fiction and in doing so gives us a varied, often stunning journey through his imagination. Flash fiction is something that either works for you or it doesn’t. Unlike a recent drabble anthology I…

It Happened in a Flash by Calvin Demmer

It Happened in a Flash By Calvin Demmer   When I started to submit my fiction to different markets, I was focused on the short story length, anything between 2,000 to 5,000 words to be more precise. I didn’t even really know what flash fiction was at that stage. I’d read the term on some…

Guest interview: Enter the Red Room.

For WIH month, Calvin Demmer asked Christa Carmen a few questions. I have the privilege of posting the interview today. Thanks to Calvin for setting this interview up and thanks to Christa for the great answers! I was going to post this earlier in the week but life got in the way. I’ve since started…

Words & Music with Calvin Demmer

Calvin Demmer joins me today to talk about words and music. Calvin is a writer with over 30 stories to his name and he shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. A fellow metal fan, Calvin talks about how music helps him with his writing, by providing a wall of sound that acts as…