Now that Magic in Midtown is out, and a series is complete, what am I working on right now? My current project is finishing the rest of the Midnight Radio series. If you don’t know what that is, it’s a running series of spooky, Cthuhlu-esque short stories I’m running over on patreon. You can read… Continue reading Writing WIPs
I really love the art deco style of the Magic in Midtown cover so much, and it even brings in the steampunk elements. In fact, I love it so much that we decided to re-do the cover for Magic in the Headlines, book 1 in the set: I love this cover so much better than… Continue reading Surprise!
While it is still early in the year, I know a lot of us are already thinking about National Novel Writing Month, or Camp Nano in July. Whatever your experience level, the Nanowrimo Workbook is designed to help you meet your goals and make the most of your 50,000 words, with tips, anecdotes, examples, writing… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Workbook Release
I post a lot of info around here for new authors, whether you are still working on your manuscript, publishing your first book, or looking to dip into self publishing. Over on my Services page, you can also find a link to my Advice for Writers, which has recently been updated to include recent blog… Continue reading Are you a writer?
Swiped this from Twitter; it was originally one of those 1 like=1 reply games, but let's just put it all here, shall we? Who's your favorite character you've written?Either Sophia Andrews or Felicia Greene. Felica actually has her own full length book that hasn't been released. I like her because she's an extremely unreliable, even… Continue reading Questions for Writers
This is a very broad question, and it's one that I get asked all the time. So, here is a brief guide to the first steps you can take after completing that Nanowrimo novel (or other manuscript). Remember that publishing/writing is a slow process. Nothing is going to happen tomorrow. Let it rest. Let the… Continue reading 10 Steps to Take After Finishing Nanowrimo
Since I got sick a few years ago, I've been struggling to find a balance between all my ideas and the amount of time and energy I have to work on them. While most of my symptoms have been tamed, I still struggle with fatigue and brain fog/memory/focus issues every day. It's a delicate juggling… Continue reading Plans for 2022
Anyone else trying to figure out what the hell happened to November? It was the third, and then I blinked and then suddenly I was two weeks behind on the podcast, Thanksgiving is almost here, and Google is throwing around holiday ads like confetti (I swear, Spottify, if I have to listen to ONE MORE… Continue reading Um, What?
As I've been advertising more over the past year, I've started getting some questionable messages in my DMs and inbox, so I thought it was about time to outline a few of the scams out there directed at writers. Some of these are out-and-out-fraud, while others are just things that you shouldn't pay for in… Continue reading Spotting Scams for Authors
The pre order for my fall release, COLORS IN THE DARK, is now up on Amazon and on Gumroad. I'm still waiting on cover art, which is in progress, and I should have it back from copy edits this week, so it's moving into the final stages. As a reminder, Patreon members not only got… Continue reading Preorders, & What I’m Writing