Oct29

Status of my book

No in-depth blog today folks because I’m chomping through Chapter 5 in the self-edit phase of my book. The self-edit phase is when I do a cursory 1st pass where I’m reading, editing, and sometimes re-writing the book. If I get to a scene and find myself hating it... 

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Aug27

Writer’s Doubt the Endless Struggle

Doubt is one of those things that never truly goes away, especially if you’re a writer. No matter how experienced you are at writing novels, plays, short stories, poetry, at some point during the creative process you’re going to hit a wall.   “Is this good enough?”   As... 

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Jul30

Why I Write – Chuck Wendig Challenge

Hey all, Chuck Wendig recently posted a challenge on his blog. http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2015/07/24/todays-flash-fiction-writing-challenge-is-not-about-fiction/   (If you’re not following his blog, you should do so.)   He asks a very simple question. “Why do you write?” To this I say, “Challenge accepted.”   Did you ever see something whether in movies,... 

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Jul09

How to write an Action Scene for your novel

If there’s one thing I did right on my first two books, it was the action scenes. No, I’m not saying that to stroke my ego or anything like that. This is based off of reader reviewers and beta readers who didn’t necessarily like the book but loved the... 

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Oct25

Jadie unmasked

For the longest time, I had wanted to see Cindy’s partner in crime and sibling, Jadie rendered by an artist. Finally after many years of waiting, here she is! This was rendered by http://vylla-art.tumblr.com/ I think she captured Jadie’s personality perfectly. She’s goofy, funny, and a pain in the... 

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