Kickstarter Debrief

This past Thursday morning, our Kickstarter campaign to fund Madelyn of the Sky ended. How did it go? Really, really well. I’m honestly blown away. It was a risk to take this route. We might not have been funded at all. We were fairly certain we could get that much, of course, but whether orContinue reading “Kickstarter Debrief”

To All Things… An Ending!

Write until the story’s done. Then stop. There are plenty of series that have gone on too long. Jumping the Shark is a trope for a reason. When people get greedy or don’t realize they’ve run out of ideas, series end up not just losing quality, but failing in general. My wife and I oftenContinue reading “To All Things… An Ending!”

Time to Write More

I’m not writing enough. Well, that’s not entirely true, I suppose, depending your point of view. After all, I’ve been averaging about a novel a month for almost a year. I’m a little behind for the novel I planned to draft in May, but I’m still on track to finish it before June appears likeContinue reading “Time to Write More”

Nine Months. Nine Novels.

For nine months in a row now, I’ve written a novel a month. For those of you who’ve never attempted to write a novel, well, that’s kind of an insane pace. My first novel took over a decade to write. You can read it now right here if you’d like. I think it’s pretty amazingContinue reading “Nine Months. Nine Novels.”

It Takes More than One

For me, some of the easiest and funnest times to write is when I release two characters to interact on the page. Madelyn is unsure of herself, cocky to others, and has real talent with her blade. She needs someone who can play off those abilities. Thus, we have Renity, Madelyn’s older sister, one ofContinue reading “It Takes More than One”