HIRE AN EDITOR!!! If you are not going to publish – fine. If you are writing for your own enjoyment or to send to a few friends. Fine. Edit as best you can. However, if you are planning on sending this out to more than a few family members and forgiving friends, you must hire […]See More
Here is where thoughts turn into a real story. When writing, I stop myself from that trap of considering how good or bad something is. The goal is to get something down. However, there is a long journey between having something down and having something that I would like people to read. This phase can […]See More
The Ten Minute Rule
Sometimes writing is easy. Often is is not. It is particularly hard to get started. Getting started on a project. Getting started every day is difficult. I have found that when the project is in the midst, I can spend hours on it. However, there are those terrible times where I don’t know what to […]See More
My writing process
To go from ideas to book is a long (for me) process. I think most writers have their own unique process. So what I’ll describe is mine. Find your own. I can’t imagine going from beginning to end in a month. I bounce back and forth between disliking the idea behind the writing in a […]See More
The joy of writing
I write because I love to write. I love to tell stories. I love the process of figuring out a story and bringing the few ideas from little pieces floating around to a fully formed thing with beginning, middle and end. I spend an amount of time trying to sell my work There are a […]See More
Rough Draft of Who Plugged the Dyke
A new Magawatta Mystery is well on its way. Anyone interested in being a beta reader? This line had to go today, but I like it, so maybe I’ll find a place to sneak it back in: I avoid danger. There’s enough of it in the world without any need for me to go looking […]See More
New Lower Prices
I want the world to read ASS. So, I’ve lowered the prices on the audio, kindle, epub and print. Now available through all major retailers. If your local bookstore doesn’t have it, they can order it through Ingram. In Bloomington, The Book Corner carries it. I’m pleased with the audio book. Audible is being very […]See More
The Books Are Here!!
Pre order now and I’ll ship em right out. Release day is Friday. I’ll live stream the release event.See More
The Store is open!
You can now pre order any version of ASS – kindle, epub, print or audio through the ASS store. The credit card processing is through Stripe, so very secure. You can also pre order the kindle on Amazon.See More