Evil Mastermind, LLC takes the unlit path to unearth the unfamiliar and the unexpected. With over 20 years of entertainment experience, we develop creator-owned content for print, stage, and screen, in the belief that popular genres should be anything but generic.
Verbalize presents new characterization and story-planning methods that jumpstart drafting, crafting, revision, and pitching. Blast past overused tics and types with storycraft that busts your ruts and awes your audience. Whether you like to wing it or bring it, Verbalize offers a fresh set of user-friendly tools to populate your pages and lay the foundations of unforgettable genre fiction
Autopsies is a user-friendly, illustrated reference that digs into all things posthumous and postmortem. Whether you're writing about dissection or resurrection, this guidebook covers it all from cadaver to slab as an easy-to-understand resource for dead-on storytelling.
Crime Scenes is a comprehensive, user-friendly introduction to the on-scene personnel and procedures of criminal investigations. Whether you’re writing CSIs or private eyes, this handy illustrated guidebook offers a reference to cracking the scene of your crime.
Blood Spatter offers authors an accurate and accessible gateway into the world of blood analysis. This illustrated guidebook offers a one-stop, easy-to-understand reference for writing a bloody good story. Geoff Symon draws from his 20 years’ experience and expertise as a forensic investigator to cover real-world procedures and practices of crime and its investigation for writers of all genres.
Your A Game is a guide to genre fiction promotion built around the idea that playing to win should be fun for everyone involved. Rather than dictating cookie-cutter instructions, the book is structured as a chooseable adventure which examines the unique challenges of genre promo and proposes a strategy of authentic engagement and participation for long-term career success.