How Not to be a Successful Author

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The original cover of my first published book I'm embarrassed to admit it's creeping close to a decade now since I self-published my first book. If everything had gone according to my grand design, I'd be sitting on a beach, sunglasses on to shield against the sun's glare off the screen of my laptop, a … Continue reading How Not to be a Successful Author

Five Secrets About Writing They Might Not Have Told You Pt. 2 – Editing

Those of you who read my post Five Secrets About Writing They Might Not Have Told You Pt.1 - The First Draft--published way back in December--probably thought I either got lazy or didn't really know five secrets. I can assure you, it's not due to laziness, for I have published two novels since then (and the … Continue reading Five Secrets About Writing They Might Not Have Told You Pt. 2 – Editing

Thoughts on Promo for Indie Authors

One of the things I love in reading other author's blogs is when they share stories of the road they travelled to get to where ever they got. Since I enjoy reading them, I thought it was time for me to do the same...hopefully some of you can find something useful in my experiences. It … Continue reading Thoughts on Promo for Indie Authors

Guest Post: Cody Martin – The Novel Reuploaded

As I've said before, one of my favourite things about being an indie author is getting to meet all the other people out there doing the same thing. There is a big difference between writers who are chasing success in publishing on their own and the ones who are doing it through a publisher. I … Continue reading Guest Post: Cody Martin – The Novel Reuploaded

The Bittersweet End

Like everyone else, there are events in my life that will stay with me for as long as I live. Some are happy, some sad, some produce feelings and emotions that are impossible to explain. I'll never forget my first date with my wife, our out-of-the-ordinary costume party backyard wedding, the birth of my daughter, … Continue reading The Bittersweet End

Cover Reveal: Blood of the King (Khirro’s Journey Book 1)

Only two weeks left until the release of my new epic fantasy Blood of the King, the first book of Khirro's Journey. Many thanks to Travis at ProBook Covers for another great creation. Take a look and tell me what you think. A kingdom torn by war. A curse whispered by dying lips. A hero … Continue reading Cover Reveal: Blood of the King (Khirro’s Journey Book 1)

I’ll Do Anything So You’ll Read My Book

My next novel, Part 1 of my Khirro's Journey epic fantasy, is called Blood of the King and will be available Sept. 15. I'm very excited about releasing something in a different fantasy sub-genre, and you'll find this book -- and part 2, Spirit of the King, which will be out next year -- are very … Continue reading I’ll Do Anything So You’ll Read My Book

All Who Wander Are Lost – Cover Reveal

The second Icarus Fell novel, All Who Wander Are Lost, is set for release on Tues., July 17. To celebrate, the electronic version of the book will be available for on ly $0.99 for a limited time, and the first Icarus novel, On Unfaithful Wings, will be FREE July 19-21! Watch this space over the … Continue reading All Who Wander Are Lost – Cover Reveal