I feel like I’m going to explode!!!

The journey that began with an idea that had to be put to paper to an actual published work has been 2 years in the making and is finally reaching it’s “epic” conclusion. Lost the first book in the Amelia Jones Private Detective Series has been edited, formatted, and at some point today will be

04 May 2012

Amelia Jones Book 1 Cover

Self Publishing is difficult and COSTLY. There I said it. However, I have had a lot of fun with this project and who knows what the future may hold. As the costs pile up and the publication date nears, I decided that instead of paying to have my cover designed by a professional, I would

01 May 2012

The things I like to read

I believe that if you’re ever going to be a writer you should definitely be an avid reader. This opinion is not unique to me of course. I especially think that a new writer should read plenty of books in the genre they plan to create works in as well. To that effect I self

11 Apr 2012

The Eightfold Way: The 8 Basic Don’ts for Novel Writers

I wanted to share this article that I found on the net. Great advice. The Eightfold Way: The 8 Basic Don’ts for Novel Writers Some of my favorite “don’ts” were: (3) Don’t write overly explicit and excessive character description. This is one of the rules I absolutely try to live by almost to a

30 Mar 2012

One Day this will be easy

It’s been awhile since I last blogged. It’s been awhile since I’ve written in general! I often wonder if writing is a passion that some have that is so great a pull on their everyday life that they don’t suffer long droughts like “hobbyists” like myself do. I mean, those truly dedicated probably knock their

02 Mar 2012
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