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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

Projects Update: Audiobook Production
Thursday, March 15th, 2018 11:03am
Keywords: Books, Audiobooks, Fundraising, Funding, Assistance Requested, Community Assistance

Hello everyone!  As some of you may already know, I have been slowly working on getting each of my novels turned into Audiobooks.  However, as I've stated in other blog posts, this is more of a money consuming venture rather than a time consuming one, as doing audiobooks is costly.&nbs ... View More

An Object Lesson For Life: Trusting and Waiting
Thursday, March 8th, 2018 8:41pm
Keywords: Object Lesson, Life, Trusting, Waiting, Provision, Manna, Doors, Open, Shut, Patience

I thought I'd share this as I had a rather interesting object lesson for today that I thought everyone would be blessed in hearing about.  Anyhow, I went out today to do some shopping as my cat had succeeded in eating me out of house and home.  (That guy is a four legged vacuum cleaner ... View More

New Website Launched!
Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 10:25am
Keywords: New Website, Launch, Ooo Shiny!, New Features, New Look

Well, it's finally happened!  I've finally launched my new website, and it wasn't really the website that was holding everything up so much as, I had no idea what I really wanted for the design.  It took me a while to find something that really popped for me.  But, it did ... View More

New website some point.
Thursday, March 1st, 2018 5:34pm
Keywords: New Website, Launch, Ooo Shiny!, New Features, New Look, Coming Soon

Well, I've decided to update my website, as well as my CMS, and bring it into the modern era, and I've already begun the process with the template redesign.  However, despite having been a developer for over 9 years, I've apparently forgotten just how involved the actual site templa ... View More

My journey with sugar (and the surprising result)
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 5:14pm
Keywords: Sugar, Eating Right, Education, Learning, Health, Food

Okay, some of you are probably looking at that title thinking, "Wait, what!?  What you talking about, Willis?"  I mean, sugar is a daily part of our lives.  In fact, it's such a big part that most of us don't even take notice.  I think it was a couple years ago ... View More

Books finally getting released to Amazon
Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 3:24pm
Keywords: Amazon, Books, Released, On Sale, Ebooks, Print

Well, after a lot of hair pulling and consistent frustrations dealing with Amazon (they've been ridiculously difficult to work with), it seems that, thanks to my buddy Don, we've finally broken through the wall that was preventing my books from being listed on their site as we just today rec ... View More

Dragon's Gambit Has Launched!!!
Saturday, January 27th, 2018 4:15pm
Keywords: Novel, Book, Release, Series, Offworld Chronicles, Launch

For those of you who haven't heard already, my novel, Dragon's Gambit, which is book 2 of the Offworld Chronicles Series, has launched!  Currently, like with all new releases, the book is only available through SmashWords, which I have linked on the book page for this novel here on this ... View More

Dragon's Gambit - Launching Soon!! (plus other updates)
Thursday, January 25th, 2018 1:45am
Keywords: Novel, Book, Release, Series, Offworld Chronicles, Launch

For those of you who have been patiently waiting, I have good news.  Book 2 of the Offworld Chronicles Series, Dragon's Gambit, is right on schedule for launch and will be available, without question, by February 1st of this year.  Now, that doesn't mean that it'll be available ... View More

Lion on the Water Update!
Saturday, December 23rd, 2017 10:14pm
Keywords: Land of the Lions, Book, Novel, Rewrite, Lions, Robots, Good vs Evil

Well, I have an interesting announcement. To avoid writing burnout I wandered over and began working on Lion on the Water (Land of the Lions Book 3) and gave it another edit this weekend. Well, much to my pleasure, after making this one pass I think it's nearly ready for publishing too. So I may ... View More

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