The end of the year has arrived. At the end of 2021, I outlined some goals: How’d I do?
Sometimes to complete a book you need to stop writing. This last week I didn’t write a word, and for once it had nothing to do with depression nor a busy ministry schedule in my day job. Nope. This time it was my wife’s fault. See, my wife edits all my books. She does aContinue reading “Waiting to Write”
For the last fourteen months, I’ve written a book a month on average. This month, though… I cut it very close. I finished the current rough draft on August 30. I’ll do a quick revision, let it sit, and then revise again before passing it on to my editor. I only count rough drafts againstContinue reading “Reading and Writing”
It’s gone. You can’t get it anymore. It’s unavailable. Dragons of the Ashfall was the first book of the War of Leaves and Scales. The series is a YA steampunk fantasy epic featuring different young women struggling in a terrible society with an invisible dark influence. Book one came out last December, and book two,Continue reading “The Dragons are Gone”
You bled out your fingertips as you wove your masterpiece, and now it’s done. You’ve got your manuscript complete. Now what? I was mystified a few years ago. What do you do? I mean, isn’t it as simple as 1. Write 2. [unknown process] 3. Profit! ? Yeah… not so much. But thankfully, some friendsContinue reading “Every Writer Needs Resources”