Tag: Ayla

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I lived through Katrina. I’m not saying that in a boastful way. I didn’t live in the city, I was across the lake on the Northshore. My home had minimal damage. I didn’t lose any loved ones in the storm. There were a lot of people that had it a lot worse than I did…

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I just got back from the Tennessee Comic Con. That’s the second convention I’ve been to since we’ve started posting pages for Ayla. So I think it’s time to talk about the language in Ayla. You know what I’m talking about. The swear words. A sidebar but important in the scheme of things. Anyone that…

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There is an ending. Ayla is created to be an ongoing serial. But I’m writing the series in stories that stand by themselves. Each story will connect to the next one, much like a novel in an adventure or mystery thriller will feed off the ones before it. So each story will have a beginning…

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Ayla’s title, actually her job description, Speaker for the Dead comes from the tv show Homicide: Life on the Street based on the non fiction book by David Simon. Simon went on to later create The Wire and Treme (which also has a connection with us as it told the story of New Orleans after…