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After almost a solid month of plotting, characterization, pacing, and creating setting, I finally wrote the last sentence to my new novel before I start the revision process. Feeling elated I sat…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Spelling Dec 10.
I’m sure if you’re a reader or author you’ve heard about Amazon’s new prime membership for books. For a monthly fee a reader can now purchase an unlimited amount of ebooks for as long as they remain…Continue
Started Jul 21
Author of gritty, noir thrillers and middle grade/YA science fiction and paranormal.
Finishing a new book is like giving birth to a child (yeah, I know this analogy has been done to death). And as I finish my latest, I’m feeling especially proud of my newest child. Not only for the accomplishment of finishing my twelfth book but because it is exactly the book (and baby) that I wanted to write.
What do I mean by this? Since I indie published my first book in 2011, I’m been slowly catering my plots and stories to what I want to write and not the stories I think…Continue
Posted on December 15, 2014 at 12:16pm
Sitting down for the final full read of my latest book AS IT IS IN HEAVEN, I am reminded of the events leading to this point. Although the book is not as long as I envisioned (only @ 20,000 words) the novella has communicated the story I wished to express. It is complete.
I wrote the first sentence to this novella on April 12th 2014. I wrote what I consider to be the last completed scene on December 1st 2014. This is an usually long time for me to write…Continue
Posted on December 2, 2014 at 12:13pm
As I’m putting the finishing touches on my latest novella, AS IT IS IN HEAVEN, I am also getting ready to spend the winter months holed up and marketing my other twelve books. I do this intensive marketing every year around this time because the cold weather keeps me inside and guilt free.
I’ve been reading a lot of writer’s forums lately and there seems to be a bit of pessimism in the air regarding the state of indie publishing and publishing in general. Mark Coker CEO of…Continue
Posted on November 25, 2014 at 10:30pm
Is it cold where you are? Is air carrying a bit of a chill? How about getting a little chillier with a good book? FROSTPROOF is available free for one more day on Amazon.
In the mood for a little more chill. DEGENERATES is also free until tomorrow on Amazon.
Posted on November 20, 2014 at 9:58am