Condensed News Update activate! – The Sins of Allegiance (book 2 of the Nine Shot Sonata Series): Planning complete, writing begins soon! – Pips: Short delay while I work on a buffer. Should resume next week. – New music: In production. Snippets soon! – Untitled “on writing” book: planning stages. I’ll have a larger update… Continue reading Reclaim Sincerity
I’ve many projects. Call it a need to stay busy, a thirst for creative experimentation, or just a crippling case of magpie syndrome; the result is always the same. I do a lot of things. right now, i’m balancing work on my newest novel, launching a short story series here on the blog, tip-toeing my… Continue reading Balancing Multiple Projects
I’ve been on both sides of the publishing aisle, from the earliest days of my webcomic slinging in 2003 where I eventually picked up a comic publisher, to when I self-published my first novel back in 2013 and from there on. So, it follows that I’ve talked a lot about the processes with friends, convention… Continue reading The Yin and Yang of Self-Publishing
Writing, as I’ve said, is the hardest easy thing I’ve ever done. And if you can wrap your gray matter around that conundrum, then you’re already well on your way to becoming addicted to the craft. That recently proved true as I was approaching the second book in my new urban fantasy series, Nine Shot… Continue reading Me and Major Kong, A-Bomb Cowboys.
I want to break off a piece of inspiration for you today, if I may. Moreover, I want to use one of my favorite games to do so. Such is the power of the geek to apply what is considered “mere entertainment” to life. The game is Overwatch. It’s a silly, brightly-colored first-person team shooter.… Continue reading Be that Hero
I’m about to release another novel. I’m terrified. And that’s okay. Let me back up a bit before I continue. This article’s as much for my benefit as anyone else. Sure, I’m hoping some reader out there will take some comfort from this meandering string of phrases, but chiefly it’s more about getting my mental… Continue reading Release Fears
<< Previous World-Building This is the final part of my ten-part world-building series. As always, I’d like to point out that what’s presented here isn’t absolute gospel. There are many ways to world-build, and many paths to get to the same destination. I’m not the all-knowing guru, but rather a geek who’s sharing how he goes… Continue reading World-Building! Part 10: Your World, Our World