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
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. But … Continue reading Descent Into Madness Cover Revealed!
“Oh, you’re an author? Are you rich yet?” I have been asked this question–in jest, of course. I don’t think anyone actually expects me to make millions of dollars off of my writing endeavors. I’m not saying I wouldn’t be happy to do so, but I am saying that it’s not likely. You see, for … Continue reading An Author: What’s It Like?
The holidays! Oh what a splendid time to catch up with family, be kind and generous and, of course, eat. I enjoy them, I really do! Except, I also don’t. Now, before you call me a heathen and commit me to a mental facility, hear me out. The holidays are busy. Even if you don’t … Continue reading Ho Ho No
This weekend, I had the pleasure of being part of the local library’s Local Author Open House. I’m still very new at the whole author game, and I wasn’t really sure what to expect. The TL:DR version is, I met some really nice people (both authors and readers), and I learned some things about personal … Continue reading My First Book Signing
Writing advice. It’s everywhere. Literally, you could wake up, roll over, and find yourself sinking in a quagmire of do’s and don’ts. You stumble, bleary-eyed, to the fridge and open it. It’s full of writing advice. What’s on the TV? The news, and it’s all terrible. But, after that, writing advice. How do all of … Continue reading Here’s What You Should Do…