About Your Appearance

No, not your face. We’ll talk about THAT later. I mean AUTHOR appearances–cons, festivals, and the like. On the eve of the Unbound Book Festival independent author fair (starring yours truly), I am ruminating about tips and tricks for personal appearances. These are things I didn’t know the first, second, or even third time around.Continue reading “About Your Appearance”

Madness Unleashed!

Descent Into Madness is available for Kindle preorder TODAY!!! It will become available on April 20th when the paperback goes live. Available here: mybook.to/DiM If you’re at the Unbound Book Festival on April 20th, I will have signed paperback copies available. The only shipping is from my hand to yours! Cor’il comes of age, embracingContinue reading “Madness Unleashed!”

Whisper of Madness

It’s out there. It constantly murmurs, trying to communicate a susuruss of thoughts, ideas, and sinister wishes. What does it want? To escape. No, it already has escaped. It wants to stretch itself–to spread itself like a putrid disease, polluting the Realm and the lands beyond. It desires to corrupt until everything is a festering, rottingContinue reading “Whisper of Madness”

Descent Into Madness Cover Revealed!

Descent Into Madness is the penultimate book in the Forgotten Years series. Up until now, the story has expanded and revealed elements of a world being torn in many directions by creatures right out of children’s stories. The Red Swords are advancing, and the Reaver’s orcish armies still rampage across the land, completely unchecked. ButContinue reading “Descent Into Madness Cover Revealed!”

I’m a Tease!

I’m not ready to reveal the complete cover, because Descent Into Madness’ release date is still a few months away–early April, probably. But I do so hate keeping everything to myself, so here is a small cover tease. I think the cover, just like the book’s contents, is not going to disappoint. This third ForgottenContinue reading “I’m a Tease!”

Marketing Is Simple, Right?

You published your book and you’re ready to share it with the world! Hop on social media and let everyone know and it’ll be easy, right? Here are the proper steps: Get on social media Gain lots of followers Let those followers know about your book. Do it again. Keep doing it. Wonder why it’sContinue reading “Marketing Is Simple, Right?”

Orc Orc Orc!

This happy little guy is an orc From The Forgotten Years. His likes include: fighting, axes, and burning down elven villages. His dislikes include: not fighting, and just about anything else that isn’t an orc. (Thanks to Ashton Artform for yet another great piece of artwork!)

Meet The Blacksmoke

The mastermind behind a network of spies, thieves, and assassins, The Blacksmoke always has a plan in mind, usually motivated by his own desires. He considers Elston to be his city, but is generous enough to let others pretend to rule it. He [redacted] At one time, [redacted] [redacted] (artwork by Ford Ashton of Ashton Artform)

Pigs Have Wings, And They Taste Like Obstinance

DISCLAIMER: This is not about writing, and it is probably going to be lengthy, but I think you will still enjoy it and you might even find some inspiration from it. Also, I essentially wrote it in my head WHILE running a marathon with an injured leg. Also, there’s a liberal amount of profanity, here.Continue reading “Pigs Have Wings, And They Taste Like Obstinance”