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(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

 
Heading to Penguicon this year!
Sunday, March 25th, 2018 12:40pm
Keywords: Penguicon, Writing, Convention, Scifi, Fantasy, Adventure, Fans, Panels, Fun

Well, it's official.  I'll be heading to the 2018 edition of Penguicon this year (May 4th - 6th in Southfield, MI) as a featured author and guest.  It's been a while since I've done events like this, and this will be my first trial run getting back into these kind of events ... 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

 
 
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