Updated the site with a new look and a renewed focus on The Bear and Hunter Series. Same great content coming your way! As always, upcoming and newly released books announced for your reading pleasure!
The movement of Self Publishing has many critics. Most say it is too easy for bad writing to get published. Some say there is a plagiarism issue. Many struggle to gain traction, a wide readership for their works. Amazon and other platforms are working to address the plagiarism issues. Since Harlow Hunter and I publish … Continue reading Working in the Writing Community
Ages ago I wrote about a problem in my writing. I have a start to my solo work about Katnes. However, those pieces are written in the first person. The book series with my co-author, Harlow Hunter, is written in Third Person. Going back to the solo work and in rereading it, I have to … Continue reading A Decision Still Needing Made
Now available: Ties of Fate: Twelfth Book in the Bear and Hunter Series Coming Soon: Book Thirteen and A Second Compilation in Ebook and Paperback See Current Publications for the rest of the Series.
https://www.ted.com/talks/matt_cutts_try_something_new_for_30_days My mind has been spastic. Thoughts going every which way. I have all of these to do list. I have all of these plans to change. And I am treading water. A little over a year ago I found the above TED talk. It was inspiring and for a while I was able … Continue reading Finding Focus for Writing–for Life
Turning this down time of job searching I have started to reconnect with my characters. Organizing files, documents, notes, pictures (like the one above) is part of this process. Another part is rereading old work and editing current works. Editing and rereading leads to two feelings. "What was I thinking? That is some crappy writing." … Continue reading Reconnecting to a Character
This has been my inspiration the last couple of days. I found myself walking on the treadmill yesterday. Today I went outside and walked. Running is not too far in the future. On my walk on the treadmill I played music on my phone. Today it was nothing. No phone. No music of any kind. … Continue reading Running to Write
One of the Twitter accounts I follow suggested ProWritingAid as a tool for editing and polishing your writing. After checking out the free version and really liking how it worked I went ahead and downloaded the 14 day trial of the professional version. At the end of the 14 days they have different payment plans. … Continue reading Editing Assistance
Yesterday I mentioned consistency in building a reader following. Because of work sucking my soul away I have not been consistent at all. So now is the time to dive back in. My co author and I have already finished publishing the revision of book one and the newest book of the *Bear and Hunter* … Continue reading Diving Back In
As I sit here watching the All Star Game with my friends I think about some advice from a Self Publishing Twitter Account I follow. Don't talk about yourself on your blog and make sure your post all have the same theme. Thinking back, rereading, I ponder this advice. My use of my own experiences … Continue reading Varied Interests