Recommended Books on Publishing and Marketing


Originally posted on Margarita Morris:
Write. Publish. Repeat. by Sean Platt and Johnny B. Truant with David Wright Sub-titled The No-Luck-Required Guide to Self-Publishing Success, this book examines the processes employed by these guys who, as listeners to the Self Publishing Podcast will know, write jointly under the imprints Realm and Sands (Johnny and Sean) and…

5 Tips To Becoming A More Conversational Writer

5 Tips To Becoming A More Conversational Writer


In my profession I read a host of work by writers who have a difficult time with voice.  I’ve never really had any problem with expressing voice in fiction, but non-fiction writers could benefit from being more conversational unless they are writing formal essays. Nobody likes to read someone drone on and on without the … Continue reading

Ye Olde Bookstore: Mind the Dust


Originally posted on Legends of Windemere:
Prague National Library (According to a site) Try the place next door if you’re looking for coffee.  Oh, you wanted a book.  Kind of young, so I wonder if you know what a book is.  No, it isn’t the stuff they put into your brain these days.  Not exactly. …

New Podcast Up: Con-goers and Promotions

New Podcast Up: Con-goers and Promotions


In this podcast we talk about our experience at Sooner Con 24 and break down the struggles that come with promotion of indie work. Mainly we discuss the many types of folks you might expect to visit your table and how to best move product by curbing those types of visitors who might unintentionally prevent … Continue reading

3 Step Method to Finding and Fixing Plot Holes

3 Step Method to Finding and Fixing Plot Holes


My latest novel, The Terminarch Plot, is probably my most ambitious work yet.  I spent at least 6 months designing the backstory and various otherworldly settings where the series would take place. However, once the first novel was complete and off to the beta-readers, I was informed right away that there were several plot holes that … Continue reading

New Podcast Up: SoonerCon 24 Podcast Panel!

New Podcast Up: SoonerCon 24 Podcast Panel!


This is a very special podcast episode.  Ryan and I were invited to be panelists this year at Oklahoma’s premiere local science-fiction/fantasy convention, SoonerCon 24.  We were also asked to be on a panel (among other panels) discussing podcasting and how one can get involved in the podcast medium. We had a great time discussing … Continue reading

Book Release: The Terminarch Plot

Book Release: The Terminarch Plot


After much work, it is finally here.  Book one of the Five Rims Series is available on Amazon as a Kindle book and in print. This book is the culmination of a year’s worth of hard work, sweat and tears to produce the first in a novel series designed to grab readers and take them for … Continue reading