Novels, Novellas, Narratives

2017: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

LOOKING BACK AT 2017 I’m so done with this year. 😛 It was an absolute rollercoaster, both personally and professionally. While there were some great highlights, the overall experience was nuts. Day job blew up in my face a couple times, heartbreaks and health scares evaded my family and friends, and I spent the whole… Continue reading 2017: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

Novels, Novellas, Narratives

Benighted and Bronze

Well, he did it! 😀 The Benighted took bronze in the 2017 Readers’ Favorite Book Awards for Young Adult-Action. He flexed his muscles, and these judges liked what they saw. 😉 With thousands of contestants spread out over a dozen countries, this international book competition is a hard one to place in. I know, because… Continue reading Benighted and Bronze

Randomness

The Illusory and Why It Hasn’t Been Released Yet

While I’ve already made this announcement on my Facebook page, I figured it was about time I updated the rest of the world on why I’ve been mute about The Benighted‘s sequel. For those who aren’t on Facebook, here is that announcement: I’ve always said that Under A Melting Sun (my Amazon rainforest story) was… Continue reading The Illusory and Why It Hasn’t Been Released Yet

Randomness

Hot August Knights: 4 Books That Remind Us Why Medieval Literature is Awesome

Most of us have probably obsessed over knights and chivalry sometime in our lives. But with life comes great distraction, and often our appetites for heroic stories change. We move on to other classics based in other eras, like the Victorians and the 1920s, and most of us move out of the classics and into… Continue reading Hot August Knights: 4 Books That Remind Us Why Medieval Literature is Awesome

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Sensitivity Readers Beware

We all have a dark side, that mischievous and rather evil counterpart that usually leads us in the wrong direction. But is it bad to embrace that dark side when it comes to your writing? The reason I bring this up is because last weekend I came across the articles regarding the “sensitivity reader.” Basically, publishers and… Continue reading Sensitivity Readers Beware