I finished Devils yesterday and sent it all to be copy edited! I was finished with most of it on Thursday, but put off writing the back matter because that’s the part I hate… distilling the whole thing down to a paragraph or so. Here’s the dreaded back matter for […]
There are a lot of books published that will “tell you how to be a writer.” There’s nothing wrong with them, and I don’t begrudge the authors a thing. Many of them have great insight into the craft and business of writing fiction. Here’s the thing: I see a […]
Yay! This afternoon, while listening to all of the Avenged Sevenfold (@TheOfficialA7X) albums, I finished my rewrite! Final count as of this version: 653 pages, 158983 words. I need to do another proofing read through, and then I’m BetaBooks.co bound! Which reminds me, I probably need to set up a […]
Supergirl gave me the flu a week or so ago: coughing , sneezing, yechiness. As such, I haven’t been doing much of anything other than sleeping and entering a vegetative mental state. When you have a life-consuming medical condition, there is nothing like going to the doctor to make […]
I discovered a wonderful resource for novelists several months ago. It is a website called BetaBooks. Two guys got together and created an app that allows authors an easy way to post novels for beta readers, invite people to read it, and track feedback and readers. I joined it the second […]
…Having Twitter open on the second monitor slashes productivity from 10-15 pages of rewrite per hour to… 4 pages per hour. I reiterate: I’m good at this.
Of course I was thinking ahead when I decided to start all-this-online-presence-stuff ™ while in the last 20% of my hopefully-final-rewrite (also tm). The plan has come together beautifully! See all the graphics? See the tech gadgets and wizbangs? You’ll note the book up on betareads.co as well! (don’t go […]
Hi! First post wooooooo! Yeah, so… I have to go eat dinner or Supergirl will hit me in the eye.