CONTENT WARNING: Discussions and depictions of illness and death, depression, mental health issues, and suicidal ideation. I’d like to introduce you all to an old friend of mine. He’s been gone a long time, and though I didn’t want him to come back, there’s something oddly comfortable about his presence. He’s a known quantity, an … More Continue?


Sigh. Take a sip of coffee, and begin again. Hello. My name is Trevor Van Winkle, and I’m asexual. For those who know me, I don’t really think that statement will come as a surprise. For those who don’t know me but are familiar with asexuality, it shouldn’t be a terrible shock either. But for … More Ace

Growing Pains

Hello everyone! Trevor here. Sorry to say there won’t be a full post this week – my focus has been pulled a hundred different directions recently, and writing a new blog was not one of them. Add to that the fact that I got a week behind on writing the script for the next podcast … More Growing Pains

Writing Your First Novel: A Tragicomedy in Three Acts

Act One: Inspiration You are possessed of an idea. A singular, radical notion that makes your every synapse fire. An earworm that just won’t let you go unless you get it out. You’re certain your idea is unique… unprecedented. It came to you out of the blue, in a sudden flash too unexpected and brilliant … More Writing Your First Novel: A Tragicomedy in Three Acts

Lesson 02: “The Process” – Finishing your Story

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Google Podcasts Trevor Van Winkle shares his 7 steps for finishing a writing project, whether it be a novel, screenplay, or podcast. A great first step for anyone with a great new idea and a long list of incomplete creative projects they don’t want to repeat. … More Lesson 02: “The Process” – Finishing your Story