Taking the Time to Read

It seems like everything has its own awareness month. For some things I wonder if it's really necessary. For instance, look at the month of July. Did you know that the month of July, among other things, is National Hot Dog Month? Seriously. Now, I know I'll probably get some hate from me dissing National... Continue Reading →

Animus Cover Reveal

For those that may not know, Kindra Sowder is at it again. I honestly don't know when she has time to sleep. Maybe she doesn't. It wouldn't surprise me the way she's able to find the time to work a full-time job, work on obtaining her Master's Degree, being the President and CEO of Burning... Continue Reading →

Five Book Promotion Tips

If you’re like me, then you’re an author without much of an income. It’s alright, even the best authors were poor at one time. Heck, H.P. Lovecraft died without much to his name. Stephen King was a teacher until he published Carrie. The best advice that I can tell you to alleviate this problem is... Continue Reading →

Motivating your characters

There’s nothing cooler than being asked for advice on how to write a story. I was at church last Sunday and while waiting to talk to the pastor, a young lady comes up to me. She said that she heard that I had published a book and that I might be able to help her... Continue Reading →

Making a scene with scenes!

So you’ve started writing your book. Congratulations! You’re on your way to becoming a New York Times Bestseller… except there’s a problem. The scenes you’re writing are boring, disjointed, and don’t affect the overall storyline of your book. Now your bestseller is looking more like one of those cheesy 99 cent books on Amazon with... Continue Reading →

Failure is part of the job

It would be foolish to believe that you will never fail as an author. For that matter, it would be foolish to believe that you will never fail at some point during your life. Failure is part of the job. How you deal with failure will be what defines you both as an author and... Continue Reading →

My Year-End Review

  As this year comes to a close, it’s pretty standard for people to take a look at themselves and evaluate whether or not they accomplished their goals for the year. I try not to make New Years Resolutions simply because I don’t like to be disappointed with myself when I look back and see... Continue Reading →

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