I am proud to announce that as of yesterday morning, the Birthright Kickstarter campaign is live and online. And it is going great! In under 24 hours, we have already raised right at 15% of the total goal for Birthright. 15%! That’s crazy talk! I’m so excited about this I can’t even put it into words.… Continue reading “Birthright” Kickstarter is Live!
I was lucky enough to have a book review of Myke Cole’s debut novel Shadow Ops: Control Point published on BuzzyMag.com (the same fine folks who bought my short story “Working Retail” a while back). The review is online at their site now, and I would appreciate it greatly if you’d head over there and check… Continue reading Book Review – “Shadow Ops: Control Point” by Myke Cole
Not too long ago, self-published author M.R. Mathias went on quite a tirade at fantasy-faction.com about how his self-promotional forum post should not have been moved from the general books forum into the self-published/small press forum. You can read the whole thing from Fantasy Faction’s perspective here: “The Man Who Thought He Was King.” Now,… Continue reading The One and Only Lesson Self-Published Authors Can Learn From M.R. Mathias
Hey, Newbie! That’s right. You. Yeah, you. Stop writing. You heard me. Stop writing. Right now. Just stop. You done? Good, now we can move on. When I teach composition, I start out the semester by telling the students that I have one rule about writing. That it’s a simple rule. I get in front… Continue reading Hey, Newbie! Stop Writing!
When my dad died on April 3, all the lofty goals I had set for myself and the coming summer went poof. I wasn’t able to concentrate–still can’t to the level that I was–and I just didn’t have the drive to write. I still don’t, to be honest, but I’m making myself. Baby steps and… Continue reading Summer 2012 Goals