If you follow the news, my place of work got some undesired attention the past couple of weeks after someone reported evidence of a noose in a closed construction site. Varying pictures came out, some that, to a sailor and person who uses rope often, look like bowlines used for hoisting stuff, which is a … Continue reading Rope
I intend to submit this to The Book Designer's monthly cover design awards and need to get it up somewhere. I've been very happy to work with Elizabeth Mackey on this set, and can't wait to continue with more! Image credit: Elizabeth Mackey
I'd apologize for the delay in posting, but let's call a spade a spade: I'm awful at consistently blogging, and I've been buckling down in some other areas. One of my life mantras: This or that. We're just not built to be great multi-taskers! First, exciting announcement #1: The Girl and the Golden Mirror is … Continue reading The Girl & The Golden Mirror, Ascent of the Fallen update, and more!
December 24th opened with a silent roar. I woke from my bed, grabbed my phone from the nightstand, opened my inbox and saw what I had waited for: In my own way, I am now a published author. Someday there will be a box series, and more series and stories, and maybe a contract with … Continue reading Thank you
I'm very excited that Ascent of the Fallen is not only in pre-order, but the final cover is uploaded, the last proofreading complete, and the final file submitted to Amazon. Wipes hands, high fives himself, gets on with business.... For anyone interested, the sales page on Kindle Direct Publishing is here. Many thanks, again, to Monica … Continue reading Ascent of the Fallen in Pre-Order
(This photo isn't too far from the truth: I had mock-ups of who is where in Exiles of Heaven) Ascent of the Fallen has a handful of fight scenes, and most of those were reasonably easy to visualize and write. When I got to Exiles of Heaven though, my skills were challenged. It's hard work to craft … Continue reading Zorro, King Arthur, John McClain, and Crafting Combat
Well, I did it. I'm a live author on Amazon. I've been busy the past few weeks trying to get two major tasks accomplished. The first is get through the first draft of book 2 in the series, Exiles of Heaven. I was so close at the beginning of the fall and I wanted to … Continue reading Alive….It’s alive