Category Archives: Thoughts

When The Heroes Are Absent: The ‘Meanwhile’ Volume

For those that don’t know, I chose this picture because it connects to what I’m about to discuss.  While I didn’t get into the series due to not having the premium channels at the time, I did hear about this. … Continue reading

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Marketing: The Agony that Can Lead to Victory

What do you do after publishing a book?  You promote until you get sick of the following terms: Social Media Retweet Blog Tour Banner Ad Word of Mouth That’s only a short list and I’m sure everyone will have their … Continue reading

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Why Not Write About the Writing Craft?

A lot of author blogs focus on the writing craft and make posts about tenses, grammar, plot creation, genre, and other topics.  Others go into the nuances of Amazon, marketing, and whatever else comes after you hit ‘PUBLISH’.  These are … Continue reading

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Short Stories vs Novels: A Taste of Both Worlds

With The Life & Times of Ichabod Brooks, I’ve stepped more into short stories than I did before.  Normally, I’m more of a novelist with a love of series as you can tell from Legends of Windemere.  I dabbled a bit because … Continue reading

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Living and Dead Legends in Fiction: More Than One Flavor

One of the more traditional parts of fantasy are the legends that get talked about or even met in an adventure.  Isildur in Lord of the Rings, Aslan in Narnia, and Halt in The Ranger’s Apprentice are examples that all differ from each … Continue reading

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Was There a Misstep Along the Way?

I know I promised the Ichabod Brooks blurbs on a post that most people don’t read over the weekend.  Figure I have over a month to get that done, so I can get this brain worm out of my head. … Continue reading

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Clothing Can Make the Hero and World

Clothing is very important to some authors and essential in various genres.  I’m really bad with clothing.  So, I’m probably not even close to an authority on this.  The picture above is what you normally think of for fantasy, which … Continue reading

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