Creative Genius Is On Loan

Creative Genius Is On Loan


Today’s TED talk is one from 2009, from best-selling novelist Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love.  She talks about the elusive ghost that is creativity, and has some rather unorthodox ideas about it, ideas that I share to some extent. She states that creativity and suffering seem somehow linked, noting the many artists over the … Continue reading

How to Market a Book Using Science

How to Market a Book Using Science


I watched a TED talk the other day by Simon Sinek, author of “Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action“.  Simon is a leadership expert who discusses at length in his TED talk about how someone can get the public to buy what we are selling.   He does this with … Continue reading

5 Tips for Creating Dialogue That Flows


I haven’t been on the blog for a while.  I received an e-mail from a reader who is having trouble with dialogue, and so I decided to crank out a little tip list for them. With NaNoWriMo coming soon, keeping these five tips in mind when writing dialogue should help any writer craft meaningful and … Continue reading

Some Thoughts On Beta-Readers


Every indie writer needs a good set of beta readers.  However, the choosing of beta readers is a task not to be taken lightly, and it is the writer’s responsibility to help the beta readers do their job efficiently. I’ve chosen beta readers in the past who have been excellent at their job, and some … Continue reading

Get “The Terminarch War” for Only .99 cents!

Get “The Terminarch War” for Only .99 cents!


For a limited time (about four more days) you can get your Kindle copy of “The Terminarch War” for the unreasonably low price of .99 cents! Get yours today before the price goes up to a paltry $2.99. That is all. No.  Really.  Go buy it.  Right here.

School Started, So…


It’s been a busy month.  I haven’t posted in nearly three weeks, and that is really a record for me.  I usually post something about writing or at least something about my writing journey every week. I’ve been slacking. Actually, I’ve been insanely busy.  I’m in the middle of working on the third book in … Continue reading

Allow Your Protagonist to Fail


I have regular meetings with a friend who is probably one of the best people to talk to concerning story.  I recommend that every writer have a few people in their lives that they can talk to about writing. My partner in writing crime is Jack Johnson, the artist who designed the cover of my … Continue reading

Book Launch: The Terminarch War

Book Launch: The Terminarch War


The second book in the “Five Rims Series” is finally out.  I wanted to make sure it was perfect before releasing it.  I’m sure you’ll enjoy the further adventures of Guillermo March as he navigates the Five Rims in search of his purpose now that he is the last human in existence. It already has … Continue reading

Free Books and Book Launch!

Free Books and Book Launch!


This week I am offering The Terminarch Plot free on Kindle in anticipation of the release of book 2 in the Five Rims Series: The Terminarch War.   In case you haven’t seen the awesome new cover, here it is: The Terminarch War will be out by Friday, but get your copy of The Terminarch Plot now while … Continue reading