Monthly Archives: June 2020

Teaser Tuesday: Pesky Bugs #fantasy #shortstories #adventure

Wouldn’t be a run of teasers if I didn’t end a fan favorite.  Here we have a piece from The Life & Times of Ichabod Brooks.  Since this is a collection of short stories, it’s hard to pick something that … Continue reading

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Summer 2020 Plans

Full disclosure: I’m writing this up on April 7th.  Partially because it’s still the middle of the pandemic in New York and I have no idea what the future holds.  Going to be pretty funny when I forget I wrote … Continue reading

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Chapter Titles for Do I Need to Use a Dragon? (Fantasy Writing Tips)

Took a long time to do these because I kept heading into other projects.  That and I would stare at the page for too long.  It really was tough to go from War of Nytefall to this project because it’s more daunting.  … Continue reading

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First Non-School Week of the Summer . . . It Was Aight

Think I’m going to have to do a day-by-day here.  A lot happened since this was the first week that my son and I didn’t have school.  In fact, Monday was the first day since late February that we had … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing Underdog Heroes

Everyone loves an underdog.  At least that’s what people say.  These aren’t as easy to write as one would think.  You have a lot to consider and a delicate balance to maintain for the adventure.  What are some ways to … Continue reading

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How to Publish with KDP: Part Eleven

Originally posted on Story Empire:
Image courtesy of Hello SErs. Harmony here.  As promised, here is  part eleven in the post series dedicated to taking a step-by-step look at how to get your finished manuscript from your computer and…

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Immortal Wars: The Summoning Part 24 #fiction #throwback

(Previously on Immortal Wars.) (Again, we shall revel in my teenage originality.  Everyone groan in unison.) Disclaimer: Immortal Wars was the book I came up with and wrote in high school.  I hadn’t even hit college by the time I wrote the … Continue reading

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Growing Old and Growing Up

Playing as a child Toiling as an adult One looks at the other With a hint of jealousy * The child wants to grow While the adult wants to play Youth admires the freedom of old Old wishes for the … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday: Not on Your Best Day #fantasy #adventure

I have to touch on the spin-off with an excerpt from Quest of the Brokenhearted.  I decided to show a little of what Kira Grasdon has been up to since the battle with Baron Kernaghan.  I’m hoping I took enough … Continue reading

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Battling a Shortened Attention Span

Going to try hard not to jump on a high horse because I’m aware that I fall into this category too.  In fact, I think most people have lost part of their attention span and that makes selling books a … Continue reading

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