It Is Done

Catharsis, am I right? There’s nothing that can equal the feeling an author gets when he or she finally publishes the final book in their long-running series. They can sit back in their chair, relax, and breathe a sigh of relief while sipping their cognac and watching a nature documentary on TV. Okay, now thatContinue reading “It Is Done”

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”

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!”

An Author: What’s It Like?

“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, forContinue reading “An Author: What’s It Like?”

My First Book Signing

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 personalContinue reading “My First Book Signing”

Here’s What You Should Do…

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 ofContinue reading “Here’s What You Should Do…”