It’s the weekend, kids. Go break some rules if you want. Just remember: Breaking the right rules can result in the adventure of a lifetime. Breaking the wrong rules usually results in an arrest record. If you wanted to talk …Continue reading →
This week, we launched our second publication. So far, Michael’s novella has peaked at #3 in Amazon’s “Action/Adventure – War” category. Well done! It’s the last day of the giveaway. There’s no better way to get an introduction to the …Continue reading →
Today, we live in air conditioned houses or flats in concrete jungles, and travel in air conditioned cars and buses and planes. Natural disasters not withstanding, weather is usually little more than a minor irritation or point of idle conversation. It didn’t use to be that way. When it was cold, it was hard to keep warm. When it was hot, there were few ways to cool down. To travel, you had to be out in the weather. Weather was a fact of life – for everybody!
How hot does your fire burn? Mine is burning kind of low today, I must confess it. I’d wanted to join in on the #rpgchat discussion on Twitter earlier, but it’s difficult to shake free of all the preparatory chopping …Continue reading →
One last word cloud and I mean to be done until Dead Man’s Trigger is ready to go. I needed, I just had to see how the intensity of that final scene in Raven’s Tears came out as a word …Continue reading →
You might think this is yet another wanna-be expert treatise debating the use of first vs. third person in writing, or perhaps either a defense of, or attack on, the industry-wide taboo on “perspective jumping” within scenes.
Okay, so Tagul Word Clouds are plenty awesome, too. May I present their version of the word cloud for chapter one of Raven’s Tears. Wow. I may have to get that one done on a shirt, or mug. Michael and …Continue reading →
So. According to WordItOut, this is what the first chapter of Raven’s Tears looks like. I can like that a lot. There are meta-things to be discussed about the so-called “random” placement of those words, eh? This is probably my …Continue reading →
Raven’s Tears featured on Goodkindles again yesterday. Did you see it? It’s still only 99 cents through midnight PDT – after that, it returns to its $4.99 list price. I think I’m going to look into posting an excerpt for …Continue reading →
This quote sums up like 90% of my depressive episodes, right here. Substitute “depression” for “darkness” and you have it. I wonder if this is true for writers in general, that our depressive bouts are generally due to being lost …Continue reading →