Writing My Novel: Kickstarter?

Writing My Novel: Kickstarter?

Next week is my spring break, which means that I have time to work on a few projects that are for the job I want, rather than the job I have. The most pressing of which is getting my proposal ready to submit to Kickstarter. I fully intend to self-publish my novel...
Steampunk! Woo!

Steampunk! Woo!

Just a little update, and a slight teaser, I guess. Pretty soon, I’m going to be trying something new with the blog here. My friend, Austin King, and I are writing a novel together. A steampunk novel. And the best news is that we are going to be releasing said...
How My First Short Story Was Accepted For Publication

How My First Short Story Was Accepted For Publication

Well, it finally happened. I opened an email today and saw the news that one of my short stories had been accepted for publication. And after only 15 rejections! (That’s crazy talk!) I was absolutely ecstatic. Still am, actually. I’ve emailed the...
High Concept vs. High Character

High Concept vs. High Character

When you’re reading a story, watching a movie, or picking a new TV series to obsess over, which do you care about more–that the premise is new and interesting or that the characters are believable and interesting? I recently had a discussion with my wife...
I want to write a Star Wars novel

I want to write a Star Wars novel

As I’ve been working my way through my summer reading list, I came to the realization that before I die, I want to write write a Star Wars novel. A real, licensed, fully authorized novel set in the Star Wars Expanded Universe.