Novels, Novellas, Narratives

All the Queen’s Men: A Sneak Peek into The Illusory

***Spoilers Ahead: Read At Your Own Risk*** Since dropping a sneak peek of Harlin from The Illusory at the end of last year, it would only be fair to show a peek of Skylar. Because honestly, it wouldn’t be The Benighted Saga without Skylar Mandolyn. Skylar, the tortured princess from The Benighted, becomes the first… Continue reading All the Queen’s Men: A Sneak Peek into The Illusory

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

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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

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Bad Reviews And Why They Shouldn’t Be Taken Seriously

I’m putting this out there for any other indie author who has ever received a bad review. If you’ve received a bad review, my advice to you is to not take them seriously. In fact, don’t even bother reading them. People will tell you to take bad reviews with a grain of salt, and others will… Continue reading Bad Reviews And Why They Shouldn’t Be Taken Seriously

Novels, Novellas, Narratives · Randomness

5 Horrible Truths Behind Indie Authors

October is here, which means everything horrific, ghoulish, and down right spooky have arrived. So what better way to celebrate the coming of Halloween than with the worst thing in the world: the terrible truth. Being an indie author is tough. You have the freedom to pretty much do anything and everything (within legal and moral limits) you want in… Continue reading 5 Horrible Truths Behind Indie Authors