How to start a blog for new writers and artists. How? I have no idea. Your guess is as good as mine. Lily Blaze, on starting a new blog.
The website woes of maintaining a WordPress site and updating to Gutenberg. Read all the lessons learned. And Jetpack didn't help.
Discrimination and Disabled Writers, Are you also struggling with the morality of a disabled character? You're not alone.
Making connections with art and wiriting, my way. All under the pen name Lily Blaze. Art > Fiction > Screenwriting. Updates and excitement.
You want dark, extreme, smart, and funny fiction? I got a story for you. America by Will Bernardara Jr. Read the review. Have your mind blown.
Rewards and updates for Lily art and writing. Includes updates about screenwriting, the Aurora Award nomination, and new current photos.
NYV: Punk | Novel Review. Read the review of the first book in a vampire series. Why? Because we like our vampires dark. And violent.
The Ash Garden sample. Dark Fantasy. Copyright © Lily Blaze 2019. Dark low fantasy, post modern. First page. Strong language, adult content.
Send a review request for your dark and extreme fiction. Short stories, poetry, novels/novellas, zines, and YouTube channels.
A writing method for novel and screenplays. Doing everything my way. updates on writing projects including The Ash Garden.
On This Day (Homeland Brant Discher Series 1 > New thriller by Oak Anderson > Read the full review for an epic mrder mystery.
Experimental Writer. say that ten times in a row. Does it make any sense? I'm not convinced. Publisher's definitions vs readers needs.
My Sister And I by SeanPaul Thomas, review of a psychological thriller with extreme horror and SplatterPunk. Read more...
How many projects can Lily work on in 2019? New novel WIP, the wild world of screenwriting, and getting paid for art.
What kind of a writer are you? Slow or fast. Are you a crawling turtle or a speedy rabbit? What's your process for writing speed?
Are you experiencing Halloween blues? Revisit my 2018 costume pics and get back into a spooky mood. Soundtrack included and more!.
Nightmare Nocturne. a review of spooktastic YouTube channel. Two girls and creepy stories to tell in the dark. artists helping artists.
Horror Eggs > Haunting of Hill House. A Netflix Original series review and egg hunt challenge. Can you spot them? Wait. There's more.
Underbelly Magazine, a review of transgresive fiction for the 21st century. You name it, you'll find it with Underbelly. Zine Review.
Got dark fiction? I want your dark fiction. Open call for indepent authors and zines. Get a review on the Neon Vagabond blog.
2018 Internet changes and what everyone needs to know. A npn-technical guide for independent creators and internet users.
Paying market and other dark fiction news from Lily Blaze including an updated info. First horror short story sold in Polar Borealis!
Writing and finding a serial killer. The Lonely Mr. Fish, an exclusive horror short story by Lily Blaze, only found in Polar Borealis.
All the reasons why I'd rather write than create art full-time. The pros and cons of trying to be both a writer and an artist.
I love designing covers. The creative challenge is gratifying. At the same time, trying to choose a concept for cover art is hard work.
Cottonseeds KEC #3 Cover Art
Thanks to everyone who voted! We all seem to be in agreement for the next Cottonseeds cover art. [...]
Have you ever wanted a reviwed and tips for WordPress and Jetpack that written in launguage you can understand? Read on..
The last episode in the Independet Art Series, where I talk about free tools for writing, ebboks, and web images. Details included.
Panel size and text flow getting you down? Read Episode 9 of the Independent Art Series for useful tips and designs. All about panel design.
Support Cottonseeds! In Episode 8 of the Independent Art Series, you can find out all the ways to support Cottonseeds, graphic novel.
Watch as I defy the basic laws of physics! Actully, I'm just showing a transition page in episode 7 of the independent art series.
What's your fav horror art? Paintings movies, TV shows, anything. Leave a comment or send a message. Episode 6 of the Independent Art Series.
We interrupt the Independent Art Series to talk about influences from art and music during an unbearable heatwave. Several artists named.
How I grow and improve as a visual artist. Admit your mistake and learn how to fix it the digital way. Episode 4, Independent Art Series.
Indepenent Series, episode 3, all about how I choose and design texture in the art. A step by step illustrated example using Photoshop only.
Layouts are a confusing and there are too many possibilities. Learn how I choose the best layout for myindependent art project.
Do you have your coffee/tea/fav alcohol/whatever nearby? Good. You're ready for the 1st episode in the Independent Art series.
New logo, the Ash Garden, and other updates about my writing and art. Slowly but surely working through all my 2019 projects.
Facebook screwed up. Google failed. I wasted two days trying to figure out how to disable all this new shit after switching my Page to Business Manager. And,of course, Facebook never provides instructions. [...]
Yes, time for updates! Resolutions, website, Cottonseeds, and The Ash Garden. Site secuarity established. Are you willing to trust me?
Resolution. So... the internet happened. Resolutions and finishing your shit. A clean description that's censored by your local Facebook bot.
My honest review of Godless, a Netflix Limited Series Western. Is this the end of cable vs streaming argument? Read to find out.
I had a bad week. No, wait, let me start at the beginning. A very dark beginning. It was 2002. I was working two jobs, and started writing...
Ever since I read Stephen King's On Writing: Memoir of a craft, I've been trying to figure out how to describe my muse.
One artist dealing the lost of icons and realizing that we haven't lost. We have gained more. Tribute that includes Tom Petty & Gord Downie.
Next episode in the Cottonseeds Countdown, Page 16! Useful tricks and necessary evils I've found while creating the issue.
All about how I overcame depth perception in order to finalize an art page full of sudden changes in the depth perception despite disability.
The Cottonseeds Countdown continues with my big adventure with a detailed fight scene. Lights, camera.... action? I got it.
Graphic novel. Read a series of funny commentaries about the comic or graphic novel creative process. Idea, art, and more.
Lessons learned along the journey for tattoo, graphic novel, and comic art. Includes a description of the creative process and what not to do
Flash fiction by Lily Blaze about an American and a Canadian based on world events as of 2017. Free to read, copy, and share.
A full review of the Netflix Original movie, To the Bone, starring Lily Collins and Keanu Reeves. Too much controversy? Your call.
Lily's review of the Dorian Grey 2009 movie starring Ben Barnes and Colin firth. Five stars. Full history of Dorian Grey included.
Review of GLOW, Netflix original series. 5 stars for originality and authentic content. Recommended. Second two now online.
Streaming Eternally is a commentary on the evolution of television from the past thirty years and online streaming today.
My memory and thoughts about Ghost in the Shell, both the original anime and the live action version. It was the best of time, and the worst of times.
Artists! Stop charging per hour (and I'll tell you why). Stories from an experienced graphic designer showing how charging per project makes you more money.
A post about The Ash Garden memory one, and a funny thing that happened many moons ago with a drug dealer. We laughed and laughed...
2016 - Hell of Year End for Heroes. A blog post deicated to rembering Lemmy, David Bowie, Prince, Leonard Cohen, and myself.
TWD aka The Walking Dead, Supernatural, and a theory I call the Seventh Season End. See enough shows and you you start to see the pattern...
A review and rant about a Netflix movie that I couldn't bring myself to watch, because of absolute ignorance. The lack of diversity in media.
The struggles of internet culture clash, and the hardship of being a Canadian writer and artist online. It's a daily struggle.
A perspective article about about trees and how they manage to survive. A new road to fix an old problem in the modern world.