Announcement: Short story and collection relaunch

Those of you with beady eyes may have noticed recently that some of my older ebooks have had a bit of a face lift. The time has come to announce my short story and collection relaunch. This has been in the works for a while. My hastily thrown together covers were no longer cutting itContinue reading Announcement: Short story and collection relaunch

Books I like: Wake of Vultures by Lila Bowen

One thing I love to do is share stories that I’ve enjoyed. There’s nothing better than getting to the end of a book and immediately throwing it at everyone you know. I can only hope someone does that with my own books someday. In the meantime, here’s a review I wrote a while back forContinue reading Books I like: Wake of Vultures by Lila Bowen

NaNoWriMo advice: Find Success in Failure

It’s November, which in writing circles means its NaNoWriMo: National Novel Writing Month. I’m not attempting it myself this year, but I’d be remiss if I didn’t offer a little NaNoWriMo advice. Life is full of little ups and downs. You win some, you lose some. And other cliches as well. Writing is the same.Continue reading NaNoWriMo advice: Find Success in Failure

When life is stranger than fiction

It really is true that life is stranger than fiction sometimes. Fiction—stories—have rules, and they can only be broken under certain circumstances. For example, one rule is that you can’t have too much happen to your character too quickly. You have to pace it right, or the story will feel unrealistic. Life has no suchContinue reading When life is stranger than fiction