My dear friend, who writes under the name Durrilion for Video Jouzu, messaged me a couple months ago and said something along the lines of, “Hey! I talked to my editor and she’s interested in having me interview you about your book… if you’re interested?” That might have been my favorite moment in life up… Continue reading I Got Interviewed!
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
It seems ludicrous from way down here on the ground, looking up into the stratosphere and seeing my inspirations floating by on their puffy white clouds of publishing success. Kevin Hearne. Chuck Wendig. Jim Butcher. Neil Gaiman. Why would any of these authors want to read my book and give me a blurb? Up and… Continue reading Day 22 – Dear Role Model, You Wanna Read My Book?
How often do you look for a specific publishing house image on a spine when you buy a book… especially when you’re downloading said book to your Kindle?
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
I can’t contain myself. I probably should. But I won’t. Yesterday, one of my beta readers for Rising sent me a text saying (somewhat paraphrased), “So, I received this book yesterday and started reading it, and I had to force myself to stop reading and go to sleep at midnight.” My first thought was, “Hm,… Continue reading Beta Process, Part 1