Taking the road less traveled

Home » Uncategorized » Behind the Keyboards: In Due Time – Guest Post by Dylan Patton

Behind the Keyboards: In Due Time – Guest Post by Dylan Patton

Contact me

I got a lot of advice and support from Christoph Fischer, Amy Metz, Paulette Mahurin, Alex Lukeman, and many other writers… and those writers still continue to mentor me. Guest posts by other authors on my blog is my way of paying it forward.

Yes, I do have a selfish motive too. When all those authors, (yes Dylan that includes you too!), make gazillions, then hopefully they will remember poor ole me who gave them a platform ūüėČ

Over to Dylan now.

———————————————————————————————————————

Behind The Keyboard: ‘In Due Time’

I love to write. ¬†Of course I want to become filthy, stinking rich by doing so. ¬†But I have to be patient. ¬†No one becomes famous overnight. ¬†And if they do, it doesn’t seem to last very long. ¬†That being said, I figured I’d give you, my reader and hopefully someday my fan, and look behind my first e-book ‘In Due Time.’

I’ll do my best not to give away any spoilers. ¬†What’s the point of reading a book if you already know how it ends?

I came up with the idea by watching ‘Hostel’ and ‘Saw.’ ¬†Those movies were disturbing in which we saw innocent people being tortured to death. ¬†I started to wonder if it would be equally disturbing if criminals were tortured to death. ¬†I mean brutal criminals. ¬†Rapists, child molesters, drug dealers, cop killers. ¬†The kind ¬†people often fantasize about killing.

The four criminals, Kevin, Dawson, Matt and Mitchell are scum.  Three of them have no Imageremorse for their actions.  Matt seems to have some remorse.  But is he truly sorry?  Or is he sorry he got caught?  I wanted to create some truly horrible people.  The kind you want to die by the end of the story.  I tried to give each criminal a personality, a bit of background into them.  I figured the more you knew about them, the more you would hate them.

These four men find themselves in a strange environment.  A mysterious vigilante, Mr. X, has brought them together so they can be punished for the crimes they committed.  Only he knows what fate awaits these men.  He obviously put a lot of planning into this event.  But is he alone?  What does he have planned for his captives?

The story is violent. ¬†If you’re going to do a story about criminals being punished, you need to go all out. ¬†You can’t hold back. ¬†This story could be considered ‘Horror,’ or ‘Horror\Suspense.’ ¬†Horror stories need to have some degree of violence in them. ¬†I’m not saying you have to make it bloody and twisted. ¬†But if you do a Horror story without violence, people won’t take it seriously.

The hero (or possibly villain of the story, depending on how you view him) is Mr. X. ¬†Mr. X is the ultimate man of mystery. ¬†I don’t even give him an actual name. ¬†I just call him Mr. X. ¬†He’s the mastermind of this revenge scenario. ¬†I consider him to be James Bond’s evil twin brother. ¬†Both are men or mystery. ¬†Both are capable of violence. ¬†But James Bond commits acts of violence to protect himself and others. ¬†Mr. X planned this nightmare because he could.

I hope by reading this blog you’ve become interested in my story. ¬†It’s only $0.99. ¬†Hopefully this cheap price will entice you to give it a shot. ¬†I am planning on doing a sequel. ¬†I’m just not sure what it’ll be about. ¬†I want to do a story worth reading, not some story I slap together at the last minute. ¬†Thank you for reading this blog. ¬†Now go buy my story. ¬†Here are the following links where it can be purchased:
http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/Guardian27
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B009QTK8NK

 

 

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Past Musings

Twitter Updates

Error: Twitter did not respond. Please wait a few minutes and refresh this page.

The Warrior by Ty Patterson – Indiebook of the Day, 13th April 2013

Word Wenches Guilty Pleasure

Five wenches who spout honest reviews, pimp the hell out of authors, create custom swag, offer editing services, and all that jazz.

Vampires, Crime and Angels...Eclectic Me

Random thoughts, posts and pictures that inspire my writing.

All That's Written ...

Lucy Pireel - Author, reader, and blogger

Jenny in Neverland

"If you don't imagine, nothing ever happens at all".

Mobile Home-Portable home - Interior container - Structure container - Container home for rent

mobile home,prefabricated home,,portable home,home container,container house,interior container,structure container,nhà container,cau truc container,container

Tagh's Books

Smile! You’re at the best WordPress.com site ever

It's not my fault.

© Wendi Bear 2017

M.E. Kinkade

Science fiction author | Destroyer of Worlds

man of yesterday

ENTER A WORLD OF BOOKS, MOVIES, BOARD GAMES and MORE...

PolitiBooks

Books, Reviews & Interviews covering Political and Historical books & more

jennie orbell

Blogger of Everyday Stuff and Nonsense. Author.

Russel Ray Photos

Life from Southern California, mostly San Diego County

olbigjim

A blog in which tales are told, authors are interviewed, and books are reviewed.

The Eccentric Writer

This WordPress.com site is Independent book reviews, writing, publishing and marketing tips

Books Direct

Books for the Whole Family

Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog

INDIE AUTHORS, RESOURCES, BOOK PROMOS, SERVICES, PLUS MORE

Written by Deb

A new writer's journey

%d bloggers like this: