So, I joined OkCupid recently, just using the free program because why would I pay? Not having much luck there. I also went ahead and subscribed to eharmony, since paid programs sometimes attract more committed folks. Not much luck there either. Why am I doing this? Why, when I know only 5% of autistic adults … Continue reading Looking Forward to Rejection
Hey, y'all. Sorry it's been a while. I've been busy growing my grant-writing business, reading epic fantasy, and not really working on my novel all that much. I've also been promoting my comic! Managed to give away/sell 10 copies of #1 and may do the same with #2 pretty soon. Bubblegum-Man is heading into #3 … Continue reading State of the Conq – 9/27/20
The blog returns!
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
Character arcs are tricky, yo.
Hey, folks. Just wanted to let you know real quick that there is an official World Anvil page for the world in which my fantasy novel "Tang of Fate" takes place. It's a work in progress, but you'll find loads of information on the backstory and whatnot. Check it out!
Some book updates, Octavia Butler, and Dracula!
So, I got my edits back over a month ago, and I still haven't gone through them all. I have a lot of fear. Fear of rejection, fear my writing won't be good enough. But it's more than that. I realize now the reason so much of my writing has fallen flat is that I … Continue reading Writing Down the Bones
In which I pontificate on the past.
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