ForNevermore Part 31

Click here for a list of all ForNevermore parts. SEASON 1 :: EPISODE 5 :: CHAPTER 8 William opened the door and ushered Dante inside his office. “She’s safe for now,” Dante said. “What did you need?” William removed his glasses, then rubbed them on his shirt. Dante noticed that William’s eyes, which normally held […]

ForNevermore Part 30

Click here for a list of all ForNevermore parts. SEASON 1 :: EPISODE 5 :: CHAPTER 7 “What are you doing here?” Josie asked as Randy parked his cruiser in front of their house. Josie had come home to get her phone book, so she could call around the neighborhood and ask if they’d seen […]

Our Traditional Mistake

In 2012, serials looked like they were poised to take off in a big way … Everything Sean and I had done with our serials, Available Darkness, Yesterday’s Gone, WhiteSpace, and ForNevermore, had worked with our readers. And now other writers were doing serials, too. I’m not sure how much credit we can take for […]

ForNevermore Part 29

Click here for a list of all ForNevermore parts. SEASON 1 :: EPISODE 5 :: CHAPTER 6 Yesterday… Dante sat in Dr. William Foster’s office with his ankles crossed on top of the man’s desk, waiting until he finally heard the key turning in the door downstairs. Dante had already searched the office for any […]

ForNevermore Part 28

Click here for a list of all ForNevermore parts. SEASON 1 :: EPISODE 5 :: CHAPTER 5 “What do you mean she’s gone?” Noella asked. “Usually she wakes up before me. So when she didn’t get up, I went to her room, and she was gone!” “Oh my God,” Josie said. “Did you call the […]

What’s Next For The Collective Inkwell?

Where does CI go from here? We started 2012 with a goal to be Kings of the Serial. I like to think we achieved that with launching six different serials over the course of our first year. Now it’s time to close some boxes. We finished the Z series for 47North. We’ll be wrapping Available Darkness and […]

ForNevermore Part 27

Click here for a list of all ForNevermore parts. SEASON 1 :: EPISODE 5 :: CHAPTER 4 Dante woke to darkness. He could see little, though he could hear a constant mechanical hum and feel the icy air circulating through the room. He was sitting in a chair, his arms bound behind him. He pulled, […]

ForNevermore Part 26

Click here for a list of all ForNevermore parts. SEASON 1 :: EPISODE 5 :: CHAPTER 3 Noella entered her house in the heat of the battle. Randy was inches from Josie, face red with rage and spittle flying from his mouth. Drunk. Again. His hands were at his sides, balled into rigid fists, which […]

Why Do People Like Serial Killers in Fiction?

When we started writing Yesterday’s Gone, we had no idea how popular the serial killer Boricio Wolfe would become. We knew we were creating a monster. We made him as repulsive as the character’s story arc required him to be (I won’t spoil that here), but had no idea that people could ever love the […]

ForNevermore Part 25

Click here for a list of all ForNevermore parts. SEASON 1 :: EPISODE 5 :: CHAPTER 2 Noella had been waiting all day to get Tori alone. And as she settled herself on the couch, with Tori by her side, it seemed like the girl’s mother would never leave. Jen kept going on and on […]