In light of the recent tragedies (of which I refuse to speak any names to keep from riding on the coat tails of that story and/or giving a single ounce of credence to the man’s actions), I’ve decided to retaliate with my own personally manifesto — only, from the nice guy perspective. There’s an old […]
Nope. Sorry…you’re simply not ready. How can I tell? Easy. You must be truly versed in the ways of Shero, in order to be fully prepped to bathe in the fabulous waters that is Shero. You have to…wait…maybe you are ready for Shero III: Death by Cosplay. Let’s find out.
Sometimes embarrassment is one hell of a humbling motivator. This post is not only brought to you by embarrassment, but fueled by shame. Let me set the stage for what’s about to come. The road to being a professional writer is paved with some of the greatest potholes one could ever dream of navigating. During […]
This is not another fun-filled factoplus about he who is The Jack (for all your AC/DC fans). Instead, I want to ask you a question that, at first blush, seems incredibly easy. But the further you dig into the question, you realize just how complicated it is. The question in question…Who are you? I can […]
Welcome to The Eat Your Heart Out event! It’s Valentines day and for those that don’t like to celebrate in the traditional, Halmarkian manner, we have an event sure to fill your blackened heart with the love of zombies, demons, vampires, and much more.
I wanted to give everyone a treat before the most hallowed of nights arrives. This treat is from the up-coming eighth novel in the I Zombie series, Cry Zombie Cry. If you’ve read enough the series, you know how fond I am of nightmare scenes. Here is one I’m confident will have you wanting more […]
Zombie played by Courtney Sellers Music and filming by Adorkable Designs.
Ladies and gents of the Jackverse, I cannot tell you how thrilled I am about one of my upcoming releases — my first steampunk novel. So excited am I, that I am going to share with you a portion of the first chapter of this book. And so, without further adieu, I give you chapter […]
We live in a time of disturbing trends. From the “Me Generation” to war torn nations, to terrorism, to abject apathy — everything seems destined to force humanity on a collision course with madness. Somehow the immediacy of nearly everything has soiled our souls and stripped us of the one thing that truly defines our […]
Let’s face it, the world isn’t being taken care of. The leaders of the free (and not so free) world have pretty much chewed up the planet (and it’s population) and pooped it out into a steaming pile of “I don’t care”. Logic has pretty much left the building with Elvis and compassion was voted […]
As everyone in the Jackverse knows, I am about to complete the first book in my Klockwerk Kabaret steampunk series. During the process of penning this tale, I fell in love with the genre. Not only does it offer the joy of creating something wholly unique, it allows the writer to dive into worlds unseen; […]
If you’re not in the loop, the next book to come out of the mind of Jack Wallen (after T-Minus Zero) will be Klockwerk Kabaret. This story is a dark steampunk tale about Nathan Gage and Olivia Nightingale, the proprietors of the Klockwerk Kabaret. As the name implies, the establishment (resting in the heart of […]
Recently I read a letter of resignation from a long-time teacher who finally had enough of the system telling him he basically had to treat his students as if they were nothing more than an assembly line of open brains to be fed the same information in the same way. The idea that not only […]