Preparing to Write Your Novel

My books have all been reformatted and the two books which I wrote for my sons company have been released. I am now free to start on my next project. Seeds of the Damned, the story of Rafe and Hattie, has been months in the making. My outline is coming together and I have started…

It’s Not Writer’s Block…I Swear

It’s not Writer’s Block. It’s not. I swear it isn’t. I was doing so good writing The Wings of The Fallen. I was in a groove and then the holidays came. I thought to myself that after the holiday season was over then maybe I would get back on my writing horse, but nope. That…

The Editor Dilemma…a Collaborative Tale with Val Day-Sanchez

    When I usually collaborate with Val, I post my view first and then post her take on whatever subject we are writing about, but today I am doing things differently. I am letting Val’s article be proudly displayed front and center.   Val’s Take: As an Indie Author you are in charge of…

See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil.

  First off, let’s take a moment to pay homage to one of my favorite movies ‘Dazed and Confused’. I love this movie. It is one of my favorites and if you can’t randomly identify or throw out quotes from this example of fine cinematic greatness, then you probably shouldn’t be my friend. Okay, now that…

My nemesis: Action Scenes

Every writer has different abilities that they excel at and every writer also has areas where they will always need work. I have no trouble rambling on with my characters inner musings and I am pretty darn good at dialogue, if I do say so myself. The problem I have always been faced with is…

The Starting Point

  ” I didn’t set out to write this book. It crept up on me when I wasn’t looking, when I didn’t know I was writing it.” – Mark David Gerson   There is one question that absolutely terrifies a writer. It’s the inquiry that makes you shrug nonchalantly on the outside and squirm on…