Exciting News! (Also, Help!)


Guys! Masque has been nominated for, and come out as a finalist in, the 2016 eFestival of Words Best of the Independent eBook Awards! Twice. Once in Best Novel, then again in Best Fantasy (High Fantasy/Sword and Sorcery). Whhhhhheeeeeeeeeeee! The finalists are now open to public votes, so if you’ve read and enjoyed Masque, please head […]

Gratitude And The Self-Publisher


It’s a funny thing, this self-publishing business. You start out with reasonably realistic expectations–‘I’ll probably only sell a book per month at first’, and ‘It’ll take a long time to build that email list’–and you put your head down and work at the thing. You sell your book-per-month, and you feel grateful. You’re excited that there’s someone […]

What A Glorious Feeling!


There’s a really horrible part of writing. It’s that part, about halfway through–or even 3/4 of the way through, or right at the end–when you’re convinced that everything you write is utter drivel and it feels like there’s no saving it. The plot is hopelessly holey, the dialogue is trite and stiff, and the surrounding […]

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