Good morning, fellow geeks and creatives. I’ve got a little slice of wisdom for you today. Not gonna lie. I may fall into the latter category more often than not. I’ve two guiding way-points when it comes to writing. The first is the idea that “wouldn’t it be cool if…?” is a great way to… Continue reading Macro to Micro: Chipping the mountain down to size.
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 had another article planned this week. Then Harvey decided to be a douche. I’ve been watching the news and on the phone with all the loved ones we left behind when we recently moved back here, and it’s been harrowing to say the least. I’ve got friends who’ve lost their homes and possessions, others… Continue reading A Word to Houston From Mal
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
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