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*NEW!* Offworld Chronicles 3 - Gold Rush: Call for Feedback Readers!
Thursday, July 19th, 2018 11:03pm
Keywords: Books, Writing, Ebooks, Review, Feedback, Input, Critiques

Okay everyone, it's finally that time again. I am in need of feedback readers finally for OWC3. Yes, the story is finally to the point where I feel comfortable doing this. So, for those who've never done feedback reading for me before, here's the basic rules. 1. I'm not after spel ... View More

 
Thought For The Day: How To Fix Stupid And Drive Out A Malicious Spirit
Thursday, July 12th, 2018 12:49am
Keywords: Prayer, Friendship, Compassion, Malice, Stupid, People, Blessing, Wisdom

Thought for the day: While talking with a friend about a rather controversial topic, his comments sparked a thought in my mind about an old saying that we all use very callously, haphazardly and far, far too often. What phrase is that? "You can fix ignorant, but you can't fix stupid.&quo ... View More

 
(Re)Scheduled Release Dates
Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 3:29pm
Keywords: Writing, OWC, Stories, Deadlines, Production, Quality, Novels, Series

For those of you who've noticed that my blog suddenly got quiet, it's because I took a full month off from writing, and just spent the time recovering, decompressing, clearing my mind, and that ever so elusive action of actually resting for a change.  I know, right?  Who actually r ... View More

 
Interesting Observations on OWC in Review
Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 10:06pm
Keywords: OWC, Story, Elements, Plot Points, Fun, Mystery, Writing

Well, as some of you know, I've been taking some time off from writing because I hit a major piece of writer's block near the next of Offworld Chronicles (OWC) book 4 just short of finishing that chapter in this surprisingly long saga. (7 straight books is huge for me)  Anyways, as I ... View More

 
If you're coming to Penguicon 2018, here's my schedule
Thursday, April 26th, 2018 6:34pm
Keywords: Penguicon, Convention, Events, Readings, Writer's Block, Sessions, Speaking Event

Well, just like the title says, here's my speaking and reading schedule for Penguicon 2018.  I've also conveniently made it into an image for easy printing.  Just click on the image, then print from your browser.  Also, on the times when I'm NOT speaking, you will easily f ... View More

 
Amazon Kindle Versions Finally Arriving
Friday, April 20th, 2018 1:15pm
Keywords: Books, Writing, Ebooks, Amazon, Kindle

Well, it seems that, after a really long and painful wait, my books are finally appearing on Amazon in Kindle ebook format.  Presently the list only includes Jenna's Journey, What Does It Mean To Be A Christian, and Love: God's Greatest Gift, but that list should start growing to includ ... View More

 
More changes and updates
Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 7:09pm
Keywords: Books, Writing, Social Networks, MeWe, Forums, Stories, Updates, Changes

Isn't web volatility fun?  I mean, think of all the chaos that brings, right?  By the way, I'm joking.  I only started things out that way as a sort of tongue in cheek at all of the crazy changes that have been going on across the web lately, some of which was precipitated by ... View More

 
Rules For Series Writing: Working Ahead To Save Your Skin
Thursday, April 5th, 2018 2:23am
Keywords: Writing, Stories, Series, Tips, Tricks, Solutions

I've been asked on many occations an interesting question.  Why, if I've finished the rough draft, or even the final draft, on a book that's part of a series, especially a long one, why do I wait to publish it until the rough draft on the next novel is complete?  Well, the ... View More

 
And Youtube is out the door as well!
Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 12:43pm
Keywords: Youtube, Deleted, Removed, End of Life, Quit, Boycotted, Banned, Rejected

Well, being the person that I am and true to my word, I decided to delete my Youtube account.  Yes, "decided" as in post facto.  In other words, the account is gone.  So why the deletion?  Well, if you haven't been living under a rock or seen the insane route that Y ... View More

 
 
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