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

Cover Reveal: The Terminarch Plot

Cover Reveal: The Terminarch Plot


Here it is, kids.  My fourth novel.  It’s the first novel in a series I’m calling The Five Rims.  It’s listed as a science fiction adventure novel, and that it is.  It has constant action, a near-cliffhanger at the end of every chapter, intrigue, weird aliens, rich alien culture, a snarky hero who may or may … Continue reading

New Book Release: Join Me at SoonerCon24!

New Book Release: Join Me at SoonerCon24!


In a few weeks I’ll be debuting the first novel in the Five Rims series entitled The Terminarch Plot.  I’ll also be a panelist and guest speaker at SoonerCon 24 in Midwest City, Oklahoma near Sooner Road and 15th street. The convention will be held from Friday the 26th through Sunday the 28th June. The Terminarch Plot has come … Continue reading

Reading Novels to Find Writing Tips

Reading Novels to Find Writing Tips


I posted last week about reading through A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess and also wrote about what Anthony Burgess had to say about writing and publishing.  Today I want to tell you why I’m reading his book even though I’ve read it numerous times.  I have taught it at least twice in my teaching career. … Continue reading

Anthony Burgess on Writing and Publishing

Anthony Burgess on Writing and Publishing


I’m at youth camp this week.  A blog post is coming on that Thursday. Whilst waiting for my new novel The Terminarch Plot to return from the beta readers, I decided to catch up on some reading.  I’m reading A Clockwork Orange, and perhaps the reasons for reading it should belong to another post…and that will come … Continue reading

5 Best Bits of Advice About Marketing Your Book

5 Best Bits of Advice About Marketing Your Book


While the draft of my newest book The Terminarch Plot is in the hands of beta readers, I thought I would focus today’s blog post on some advice I would give an indie novelist who is considering marketing their book. I’m sure you’ve gone to Twitter and seen those shameless folks tweeting away about their books, … Continue reading

Your Rough Draft is Finished…Now What?

Your Rough Draft is Finished…Now What?


You’ve written a 50K plus novel.  It’s been a difficult road.  Perhaps you spent six months or six years, but it is finally done and you feel that sense of accomplishment that comes with completing such a monumental task. Now what? The following is my personal regimen that moves a rough draft to a finely … Continue reading