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Gaining the Foothold

Wow, has it been a long time since I’ve had the time to write anything on here. News first, then the short story which is a snippet from my latest novel. I’ve titled this tiny little portion “Gaining the Foothold.” Fractal Space is basically complete. I received the proof today and now begins the process… Read more »

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The Cover for Fractal Space is Here!

I’m excited to announce that my incredible, wonderful, beautiful, and talented Graphic Designer has once again struck gold with the cover for my newest novel: Fractal Space. Before the unveil, I thought it would be fun to show you the evolution of design and our thoughts behind the final product. 1. I instantly fell in… Read more »

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On Writing – A Reader’s Pace

The pace of a reader as they go through your story or novel is an important aspect that the author must capture to build a more immersive environment around the reader. A fast reader’s pace is a deliberate tool the writer can use to generate emotions of frenzy, fear, or anxiety. Conversely, slowing the reader’s… Read more »

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New Cover Design

Thanks to my amazing, beautiful, talented, and patient graphic designer (Sarah), Trials has a new and improved book cover. Cover design isn’t easy (you can ask her) and it requires a lot of thought and research. After the cover is completed, and in my case, live for sale, the thought of a new cover design… Read more »

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Author Page on Goodreads

I’m proud to announce that my author page on Goodreads is finally complete and the book is listed and ready to be found! I like the Goodreads profile for a few reasons. First, and most importantly, it provides a great venue where I can engage with an audience. Goodreads allows me to set an “Ask the… Read more »

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Flash Fiction – When the Crow Calls

When the crow calls each fall night, be sure to listen to his plight. For the crow, sitting high, is watching out for you alright. His eyes they’ll follow and they’ll wait, to see if you should meet your fate. His hope is that you’ll trip and fall, hit your head upon the wall at… Read more »

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Trials Character Deep Dive – Zoe

I’ve wanted to do some character deep dives for my new novel Trials and after setting the stage with Malek, my favorite villain, I’ve decided to continue with Zoe.  If you haven’t read the story yet, beware, there might be a few hints below but I will do my best to keep spoilers away. Zoe… Read more »

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Morality’s Sake

Now this is the life of Riley the Cat who would lay on his mat and wonder just what he could be, if a mouse went by without blinking an eye at the cat that cared not for he. Riley the Cat, he ate no meat, it never touched his lips; instead he’d feast on… Read more »

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Post Launch Update #2

With the weekend over, I wanted to share the final post-launch figures for Trials on Amazon Kindle: There were a total of 92 downloads and 138 KENP read over the 3 day free promotional period. I’m pretty happy with that number, given it was largely driven by sharing with friends and family over Facebook and… Read more »

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Trials – Post Launch Update

Hi Friends! I just wanted to update you on a few thoughts – post launch. First – Thank you to everyone that downloaded a free copy of the book! I’m really excited to start reading the reviews and hope that this free promotion through the weekend drives more interest in the future. Now onto the… Read more »