Star Nomad (Fallen Empire, Book 1) by Lindsay Buroker I read this science fiction novel when I was traveling back in April. Star Nomad by Lindsay Buroker is a fun, satisfying story that promises to be the beginning of a great intergalactic adventure, empire versus rebels style. It reminded me of Star Wars media novels in […]
Rakulo trudged through the ancient forest with low spirits and limbs so tired and heavy it seemed a miracle that his feet continued to obey his commands. He walked on through the grey, sunless day, clenching his teeth each time the cold and biting wind sliced down through the trees to prickle his sweat-soaked skin.
He held his head high despite his exhaustion. Thirty young warriors trailed in a ragged line behind him, their clumsy footsteps occasionally catching on concealed tree roots or vines buried among the deep leaf-covered forest floor.
I accomplished a ton of writing and book marketing stuff today, so I am exhausted, but I’m not tired because my mind keeps revving on all the cool art and bonus material I’ve put together for the upcoming launch of the complete Tales of the Republic. That’s all seven episodes collected into a 400+ page […]
I completed the second draft of Tales of the Republic on Sunday—a full week past the crazy insane Jan 15 deadline I set. So it took longer than expected, but I got it done. And I would have blogged about it sooner, but writing and freelance work and life (and trying not to mold my ass too firmly […]
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 […]
Holy wow, Christmas is coming up fast! To celebrate the holidays, I’m participating in a 12 Days of Books promotion with some very awesome authors. From now until Christmas, you can enter to win the whole set of 12 signed science fiction and fantasy books, including my own novel, The Auriga Project, E.J. Wenstrom’s Mud: Chronicles of the Third […]
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.