Stephen Herron tells us about his fantasy role playing games, his writing process and more!
Another NaNoWriMo is in the books. See what I did there? According to the very singular, somewhat myopic, yet completely measurable goal 50,000 words in 30 days, I didn’t finish. However, based on what I accomplished toward my writing business over the month of November, I’ve decided that to call this a loss is akin… Continue reading Winning My Own Way
I swear, I’m going to erect a steel barrier, soundproofed and sealed, and I’m going to label it The Zone.
I’m all kinds of grumptastic today. This was me, leaving for work this morning: The I realized, that’s pretty much me every day going to work anymore. There’s something seriously wrong with this world. Okay, there are a LOT of things wrong with the world, and many of them are way worse than the one… Continue reading One of “Those” Days
Have you ever been in the drive-thru for Starbucks, pulled up and had the barista say, “The car in front of you paid for your coffee. Have a nice day!” Okay, neither have I. I haven’t won the lottery yet, either. Regardless, I know people who have had this happen, and I’ve made it happen… Continue reading Pay It Forward – Author Style
Building a cohesive and true-to-you fiction platform is hard work that requires forethought and diligence… There are three aspects of building my platform that are central to every action I take: Authenticity, Consistency and Tenacity.
Like any other career – you can’t make it on wishes and dreams. It takes determination, grit and practice.
But unlike most other careers, writing – when you have novels involved – becomes a balancing act.
But… When I finish writing a story, or a blog post… or even a particularly good scene… I feel radiant. I feel completely and wholly alive and I bristle with energy.
I promised it, and I’m here to deliver. Since I wrote my last post, I’ve given thought to exactly how I wanted to lay out my vision board. I pondered the idea of whiteboards, cork boards, chalk boards, random pieces of paper, smoke signals, video-taped interpretive dance… I finally settled on a large poster board with… Continue reading My Vision Success Board
I’ve received both informal and formal feedback from a handful of beta readers for Rising, and so far the general consensus is: They are loving it! Of course, there are little sticking points here and there. I have some definite edit spots that I want to go tackle. But I’m going to wait on a… Continue reading Rising – Beta Update