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Jacob Densy – Trials Character Deep Dive

“Mars promises to be the next great frontier of human exploration” – Jacob Densy   Jacob Densy is a character that is only mentioned by name once early in the book. This doesn’t reduce his significance to the overall plot. As an author, I decided to put a conversation between Jacob and an advertising executive… Read more »

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Trials on Sale Tomorrow

Everyone! Tomorrow will be the last day for a while that Trials will be sold for $0.99. The promotional period is ending for Trials the Kindle edition and I will be raising the price back to $2.99.   Grab your copy at the lowest price and leave me some feedback to let me know what you… Read more »

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Trials Paperback Now Available

 After months of reworking the cover, waiting for proofs to arrive to an APO box during the busy Christmas rush, reworking the cover, and waiting for more proofs to arrive, I’m happy to announce that the Trials paperback version is now available on Amazon and through numerous other distribution channels! There are a few things I’ll… 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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Prologue

Here’s a sneak peek at my newest novel’s prologue. Enjoy!   “I’m telling you, brother, our time has come,” the young man whispered, barely able to keep his teeth from chattering. Draped in the white fur of an animal native to the planet Coridon, the two men huddled together in a hastily built ice cave… 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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John Wilkes – Trials Character Deep Dive

Continuing with the Trials Character Deep Dive series, I want to give readers insight into John Wilkes. To most readers, his name minus the obvious surname of Booth is famous for a few reasons. First, John Wilkes (the real man) fought hard for the rights of voters to chose their representatives and was a huge… 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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Trials Character Deep Dive – Jillian

Jillian Jaspers is a character we meet in the prologue during a conference where she demonstrates her scientific achievements to a room full of financiers. While she disappears from the readers view for the first quarter of the book, don’t write the prologue off as just filler fluff. Jillian is a highly intelligent and motivated… 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 »