The winds no longer bashed my sails. Perhaps journeying alone had been a mistake. I never considered I was being rash, just that I was going on a grand adventure. Two weeks with no wind. Buying a yacht and sailing across the Pacific Ocean, I said it would be the best experience of my life.… Continue reading Windless Sea – Short Story
The majority of my beta reader feedback has come back, and today I started on my next round of edits for Ghosts Be Gone. After seven hours of work, I edited the first 20 pages of the novel and added over 550 words. Because of the experience and kindness of one of my beta readers,… Continue reading Ghosts Be Gone – July 2019 Update
I can't believe it has taken me this long to let you guys, my wonderful blog subscribers, know about this! On April 1st 2019 I officially launched the Kickstarter for my debut novel, Ghosts Be Gone. On the Kickstarter page, you have many choices between the rewards which include but are not limited to: A… Continue reading Ghosts Be Gone – Kickstarter
My newest Submission to a contest didn't work out so you can have a look at this short story! “Can I have a dollar?” An older man in his ratty, smelly clothes watched as I pushed a few coins into the washer. The homeless man invaded my personal space. He stood almost close enough… Continue reading I Need a Dollar – Short Story
A Christmas-themed short story written in 2018.
So, I've decided that this year I'll be participating in NaNoWriMo for the very first time. If you don't know what NaNoWriMo is, its name is actually National Novel Writing Month and the website is https://nanowrimo.org if you want more information. I've got an amazing story about a man who hunts spirits for his job… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2018
Many things have happened recently that have changed my life, the person I thought was the love of my life left me, I got a job as an early childhood educator, I moved houses again (this time to be closer to work), and I'm writing a novel I have dubbed Worldbuilding Essentials - A Guide… Continue reading Announcing Worldbuilding Essentials
Some writers, especially ones of either fantasy or science fiction novels ask themselves, how many characters are too many? I myself asked myself this question when I first started realizing I might have a few too many characters. There are many ways to answer this and I will try to break it down for you… Continue reading How many characters is too many?
After a long break I’m back and with plans for the future!
When I finally publish, I am skipping traditional publishing completely. For as long as I’ve been an writer, I haven’t wanted my work to be picked up by a publisher. So, self publishing is what I am going to be going with. I don’t really know why, I’ve seen pros and cons. I’ve even considered… Continue reading Self Publishing