Yesterday afternoon, my editor got back in touch with copyedits for The Alien Element. Right on schedule! I hustled to get them all entered today. This is a simple but slow process where I take the changes back in to Scrivener, which I’ll use to produce the ebook version. It was after dinner, nearly 11pm […]
It’s Jan. 17th, so time to fess up. I’m at 87% complete on Tales of the Republic, which means I missed the Jan.15 deadline I set for myself. It’s two days past now and I still have about 11k words left to finish the book. Now, considering where I was a month ago, and how impossible that deadline […]
I believe people read to explore what it means to be human. Who doesn’t love to pick up a new book, and get whisked away on an unexpected adventure? To fall in love with journey, the people? They are beautiful and they are flawed. Just like you. It’s only natural to begin to empathize with their romance and their […]
Meditations on the short stories workshop I just completed, plus 4 key takeaways.
This excerpt from my scifi thriller novel, The Auriga Project, continues below with the self-titled second chapter.
In celebration of the release of the my new scifi thriller novel, The Auriga Project, here’s an excerpt from the book, the complete first chapter.
A free ebook called 7 Tools to Help You Write a Novel is now available at The Write Practice. It covers several techniques and methods for planning a novel-sized story like character sketches, setting sketches, and an intro to plotting the Scrivener way.