Category Archives: Dilbert Pinkerton

The Joys of Writing: Learning From My Mistakes

This year, my second novel – The Dame was a Tad Polish – is coming out. That I can say “second novel” still feels surreal. When Pro Se Press published The City of Smoke & Mirrors two years ago, it … Continue reading

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Dill Appears on Big Bang Theory?

Been in a depressive funk lately, but something happened on Big Bang Theory last night that made me arch an eyebrow: I basically saw Dilbert Pinkerton appear on the show. Here’s  the scene in question: Now, it’s obviously not actually Dill. … Continue reading

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The Joys of Writing: A Description of Dilbert Pinkerton

Recently, I contacted an artist friend to about drawing an artist profile of Dill. It’s to get the right look and details for a plushie designer my girlfriend contacted for a Christmas gift for me. Honestly, this was an interesting … Continue reading

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The Joys of Writing: Characters Taking Over

While I’m blanking on any names off hand, I’ve read interviews from writers where they discussed a character taking over. That character will surprise them, throw a wrench into the works, or do something so unexpected and yet totally in … Continue reading

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Pro Se Presents: The Podcast!

http://prosepodcast.libsyn.com/pro-se-presents-the-podcast-nick-piers-author-of-city-of-smoke-and-mirrors-a-dill-mystery Pro Se Press’ head honcho, Tommy Hancock had me on his podcast recently. We discussed The City of Smoke & Mirrors, my influences and inspirations, the writing process, and whether there’s a Dill/Don Komodo BDSM slash fiction out there … Continue reading

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Bump in the Road – Part 7: Epilogue

(Bump in the Road is a multi-part story detailing my attempts to get into wrestling school and the wrestling business. Part 1 discusses my growing up on wrestling and some brief backyard wrestling. Part 2 dives into my brief time in Halifax, Nova Scotia and … Continue reading

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Pinkerton by Name, Armadillo by Nature

Originally posted on Superhero Novels:
Like whiskey, we like our hardboiled fiction neat. And the same goes for our superhero fiction too. We prefer the real thing to parody, caricature, or homage. Straight no chaser, as they say. And that’s…

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