Category Archives: Thoughts

The ‘Pacifist’ Heroes: Saving Without Killing

. . . . . . . . For anyone who doesn’t know the above characters, Vash and Kenshin are from anime.  Vash is a skilled gunsman and Kenshin is a deadly samurai from the Meji Era.  Two entirely different … Continue reading

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Silent/Limited Vocabulary Hero

Last week I did some poetry about various hero types that connected to Superman and still had a few more heroes that came to mind.  They didn’t fit into his history, so I’m going to discuss them over the course … Continue reading

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Random Quotes from You

Confession: I don’t really get a lot of fan reactions beyond reviews and private emails telling me what I did wrong.  On the plus side, I still find out when some people reach the end of Prodigy of Rainbow Tower.  … Continue reading

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Meeting Your Characters: Cosplay

(Video taken off Youtube obviously.) This one might need a little more explanation and I’m only slightly aware of how to do that.  Mostly because I have no costume making skills and my one attempt was so bad that nobody … Continue reading

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Fan Art: Reader Interpretation

This might be more common for fantasy, science-fiction, and other action-based genres.  I have yet to hear about this being done for a romance book.  Anyway, if there’s something special about someone taking time to use their words to thank … Continue reading

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Joy of Fan Mail

Reviews are nice, but they come with a star rating, grade, or something.  This are great to have because they help with the book marketing and bring a smile to the author’s face . . . at least the good … Continue reading

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Rewards for an Author: Not by the Numbers

We all see posts by authors, myself included, about sales numbers, rankings, reviews, and other things that we accept with glee.  I know during a debut month, these things are very important.  They can make or break an author’s confidence.  … Continue reading

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