DARK BITES PRESENTS: QUICK LICKS
A Brief Conversation With Author
~ James Newman ~
The Wicked and Animosity serve as a kind of allegory to the fragile design of youth. In these stories, at the heart of it all, is an innocence lost all too soon to the treachery of an awful circumstance beyond their control. What do you think it is about seeing things through a child’s eyes that makes for such a haunting premise?
flow over the years to say the least. Starting with a respectable volume of outstanding novels both solo and co-written, you also earned credit as assistant director for the work you did on a stage adaptation of NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD. You also had a short film made from your short story Cold Black Heart (which by the way I still have emblazoned onto a special edition coffee mug from way back). If you could have it your way, which form would you most enjoy seeing your words speak out in next?
marketing matters into their own hands and becoming self-publishing machines on their terms. James, where do you currently stand on the notion of doing it yourself, and how might such a thing impact the business of your own creative work?