Category Archives: Thoughts

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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Darkness Rises in Windemere

(I fully admit to being uncomfortable writing about this topic, but I think it’s something I should mention as part of Hype Week.  Also, I’ve been told that the scene that is on my mind while writing this isn’t as … Continue reading

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Vacation to Some, Old Hat to Others

One of the suggestions given for a topic was by John W. Howell, author of My GRL.  He wanted to know about my summers on the east coast.  I did summer camp, a few vacations that took me away from … Continue reading

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If Your Book Becomes a Movie

Anyone ever dream of their books becoming a movie or TV show?  I do it a lot since I picture a lot of what I’m writing in a visual style.  I’d love to see Nyx casting magic on the big … Continue reading

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Books to Film/TV: Same Story, but Not?

“The book is always better than the movie.” “I won’t read anything unless it has a movie or TV show.” “I’ll wait until it’s turned into a movie or TV show.” I’ve heard all of these things from real, living, … Continue reading

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Pros and Cons of Super Senses

The above is a show from the late 90’s that was about a cop whose senses where enhanced.  Not just a few like Wolverine, but all 5 and the creators were very good about giving each one a use.  Ellison … Continue reading

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Senses in Writing: Touching the Invisible . . . Things

The last of the senses might be one of the easiest to use, but it depends on your personal opinion.  I tend to find sight the sense that I utilize instinctively only because I think about what is in view … Continue reading

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