Widows & Orphans

2017-09-17T14:23:47+00:00

Some of the common problems I encounter whenever I'm formatting a book are widows and orphans. I've exchanged literally hundreds of emails and Facebook messages back and forth with clients on this topic, and so [...]

Dragon Awards

2017-08-04T07:56:21+00:00

This morning, the 2017 Dragon Awards Ballot was released, and to my surprise, The Bleak December was nominated for Best Horror Novel. I'm not particularly good at mobilizing my following, but clearly at least a [...]

Literary Outlaw Manifesto

2017-06-26T18:07:22+00:00

I've been mentally assembling these ideas for a while, and it occurred to me that I should set them down so that my readers will understand me better. And, perhaps, some other authors might find [...]

And the winner is…

2017-04-17T12:01:41+00:00

I tend not to give away anything for free because most people don't appreciate what you're giving them. Yes, I know that I just did a big book giveaway last week, but that's different because [...]

Essay Contest: What Book Changed Your Life?

2017-04-06T17:17:17+00:00

I'm pleased to announce that I received 5 entries in my Audible Giveaway Essay Contest. The winner of this contest will receive 10 FREE Audible credits, and two runners up will each receive 1 FREE [...]

Mentorship

2017-03-22T06:53:17+00:00

Our neighbor passed away in January.  He was 80 years old and went quickly, after a short illness. He was active right up until the end. As a matter of fact, he was out in [...]

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