Ok, first off, WOW WAS LAST WEEK'S POST ILL-TIMED! HAHA...Sorry. Seriously, though. I try not to get political on social media so as to appear appetizing to potential employers, customers, and friends. But I'm not an appetizer. I'm a person with thoughts and feelings. Right now I know and feel that what is happening right … Continue reading Book Update 6-2-20
And that's ok. So does mine. It's not terrible by any means, but it's no masterpiece. Totally normal. Everyone stinks their first time. That's what gives us room to grow. But that's the hard part: Growing. See, you have to want to get better to be better. You have to do the work, put in … Continue reading Your First Book Will Stink
Recently I held a poll on Twitter to determine the title for my fantasy novel. The Emerald Sword never really grabbed me, but I didn't have any great ideas. Then I wrote some words down from my main character's perspective and I realized I had my title: The Tang of Fate First I went to … Continue reading Now hear this!
I've come across something in my writing that's helping me a lot, and I'd like to share it with you. Now, as with most writing advice, this bit won't appeal to everyone. Some are gonna think it's dumb or too hard or not hard enough or whatever. That's ok. Ready? Here we go. At the base … Continue reading Bad Writing Advice: Part 1 – The 4 (or 5) F’s
No longer trying so hard to be provocative. No longer taking shortcuts. Revisions should be done by June 1. Some notes: Calin is back as the protagonist. He's not as whiny. He's not a white guy. Terrwyn is back to being a pale, red-haired thief with a snark-streak. Croli is still awesome. Asder/Aremana, Dragonrider is … Continue reading Quick Update: Novel