Monthly Archives: March 2013

Slow Down and Handwrite–but not as Much as I Have

My addiction to workaholic mode has put my wrists out of commission in just three weeks. That took handwriting about 38k words (circa 120 pages), then typing them up , a good chunk of time spent playing WoW and block … Continue reading

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Taming Reality

So this is my life right now: full-time writer/author, weekly unemployment checks, a game plan, lots of hopes and fears, and one big dream. I go to counseling once or twice a month so I can have an objective, unbiased … Continue reading

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The Chronicles of Riddick: Ghosts of Furya

For those of you who haven’t seen the Riddick movies, please carry on with your day. For those of you who have, enjoy my bit of smut-free fan fiction. This piece was inspired by the lack of answers in the … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned About Indy Publishing so Far: The $150 Comma

I have a few lessons I wish to share to all who are trying to make it onto bookshelves, and for those who recently have. Here are a few in no particular order: 1.┬áDon’t assume everyone has done their job … Continue reading

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eBook Version: Check. Paperback Version of Total Awesomeness: Check!

Today I got my very own copy of my first fantasy book in the mail. That pen name on the cover: mine. The words, the characters, the story–all that creativity: mine. It’s a surreal thrill. I’m the magician behind the … Continue reading

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The story of a sea-faring captain who can never find a moment to eat a cheeseburger in peace…

Yep, that’s the fast pitch of the post-apocalypse fantasy novel I’m working fast and hard on. Being jobless has its perks, haha. Here is chapter one. 8 of 26 projected chapters ┬áhave been drafted so far (100% chance of them … Continue reading

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Ever Gone Back to Read What You Wrote in Your Journal?

The other night I leafed through my superbly sloppy handwriting that filled the pages of my journal from all the way back to September 2012. As gripping as most of the content was, I was surprised at how far I’ve … Continue reading

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