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Lesson 6 The Final Act! Hacking the First Draft

This is it. The final step and then it’s a GO. Mapping out your story. Now that you know your story’s plot, which is really fleshing out the premise, you can put it in order. This is where you can … Continue reading

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Lesson 5 Hacking the First Draft

Planning your story is like tilling the ground and getting things ready to plant. Think of all the things you need for your veggies to grow. Good soil, irrigation, and plenty of sunshine. Likewise, your plan for your story should … Continue reading

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I LOVE KICKSTARTER! Words from Our Friends!

I’m taking the weekend off from our Hacking the First Draft Lesson to bring some real posts from some real people about the awesomeness of Kickstarter. When asked why these authors enjoy Kickstarter both as a patron and a creative, … Continue reading

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What Books do I Love?

A while ago, Shepherd.com asked me to put together a list of my favorite fantasy books so I can share them with the world on their site. They published that list this morning, with my short reviews of those books … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time

Authors were paid for their work! Today I want to address something that isn’t much fun for us Indie authors. Pirate sites. I used to think those sites were set up for authors that make a lot of money and … Continue reading

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Another Great Fantasy SALE

Once again the team at EPIC is running a full month’s sale in this promo. I have 3 offerings and wanted to give you a heads up that Sword of Cho Nisi Boxed set is on sale at selected retailers … Continue reading

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Awakening of the Apprentice

Last year I had a Kickstarter for the Sword of Cho Nisi saga. One of the rewards was a short story written for the person who pledge a certain amount of money…with a character, friend, family, or themselves written in … Continue reading

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Trying Something New | Vella

So I’m trying my hand at Kindle Vella…just to see if I can find some new readers, and for a place to publish my short story add-ons…let me know what you think. The Awakening of the Apprentice doesn’t take any … Continue reading

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And the Book is Launched!

Jareth stepped cautiously toward the voice, bumping into the iron bars of a cage wherein a scraggly, pitiful human stood, bound to a post by thick cords of rope. Continue reading

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In Just a Few Hours

The launch of Darkness Holds the Son is about to take place. You can get it now as a pre-order, or maybe by the time you read this, it will already be available. On the 14th of April 2022, I’m … Continue reading

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