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Reactions Voting on Site Content
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 11:25pm
Keywords: Reactions, Emojis, Commenting, Disqus, New Feature

Thanks in part to Disqus, I now have the ability to do voting on articles, books and anything else with the Disqus commenting app included on it.  As a result of this, I will be phasing out my old voting system as it's no longer needed anymore, and it's kinda long in the tooth anyways.& ... View More

 
The Storyland Chronicles Has Been Released!
Thursday, August 16th, 2018 11:21pm
Keywords: Action, Adventure, Scifi, Fantasy, Short Story, Anthology, Parables

Well, in an amazing turn of events, I was able to push out my Storyland Articles anthology a lot faster than I was expecting, and I've now been able to complete it and begin the process of pushing it out for publication much sooner that originally planned, which is a good thing, as it means I ... View More

 
Lion and the Fire is back up for sale!
Friday, July 27th, 2018 2:05am
Keywords: Lions, Novels, Story, Update, Rewrite

For those of you who have been ever so patiently waiting for Lion and the Fire, book 4 of the Land of the Lions series, I have extremely good news for you!  I've finally had a chance to go through, clean up, and further improve the story to the point where I am now happy with it.  As s ... 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

 
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

 
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

 
 
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