Category: Blog

Finished the Trouble Chapter

After a hard-fought battle with both writer's block and the struggle to find the right storyline, I finally finished Chapter 8 of Frigid Nights. I must say, it was tough. The original chapter I had written didn't fit my story well and was lacking in some areas. This new chapter, I think, keeps you wondering what's ...

Rewriting A Chapter / Shameless

So I've gotten about 75% of the way through Chapter 8 of Frigid Nights and... I don't like it. I thought I would like it but it's not turning out the way I want it to and while I don't think it's bad, it's just not hitting the right mood or atmosphere that I need ...

The Taxing Battle of Biological Warfare

Yes, I hath been stricken with influenza. 'Tis a nasty infection. Relentless, merciless, and at one time, deadly. The flu sucks. It's been going around at work and lucky for me, managed to get some of the little virus to latch onto me and cause respiratory distress. I've been coughing up a lung for about a ...

27DEC2017: Question

Here's a serious question: Why do you think people don't read anymore? Back in the day, kids were reading books like no other. I remember in grade school the kids, particularly the girls, would always have a book in their desk that they would read when class got boring. I used to read all the ...

Errors/Christmas

No matter how many times you edit a novel, pick through every little word, scrape through every paragraph, a spelling or punctuation error seems to slip past unnoticed by your editor's magnifying glass. It has been almost 10 months since I first published Taking Chances and I still am finding those errors. Every single time, it ...

22Dec2017

I went to Barnes & Noble the other day. I love bookstores and being surrounded by books but B&N has one major issue: everything is so much more expensive than it is online. We all know what happened to Borders... B&N is going to be the next major bookstore chain to fall for two reasons: ...

New Taking Chances Cover!

Taking Chances has a new cover! After shopping around and finally finding the right fit, I found an artist who made my first novel a proper cover. It's going through proofing right now, but it is set to release on all versions of the book starting tomorrow! This finally gives Taking Chances the professional cover and ...

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