Tag Archives: Novel

Running Away

Tomorrow, I’m running away. Just for the week. You see, I’m turning 30. One of the big ones. And I wanted to do something just for me. So it was suggested that I take some time off and head out to … Continue reading

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How Prolific Are You?

I follow a blog of local author James R. Tuck, and yesterday he posted an update on what he’s up to these days. His list of upcoming projects is impressive. Several novels are in progress, a couple of anthologies, and more. … Continue reading

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My Methods For Dealing With Writer’s Block

On different writing websites I visit I’ll often see others talking about how they’re stuck. Even with an outline, a few have hit a speed bump they didn’t foresee. This happened to me on a number of occasions. It can be … Continue reading

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The Single Best Advice For New Writers

As some of my regular readers know, I have finally finished the first draft of my first book. It took me just under a year to complete. I must say, it has been a great ride and a wonderful experience. Because … Continue reading

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Good news, everyone!

At 2:15 on October 19th, I finished my first draft. What’s more, is this is my first book. I must say, it feels great to have finished the story completely. I started the book the day after Christmas in 2011. … Continue reading

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The Finish Line

I don’t often talk about my personal projects. Not unless I’m trying to promote them. But if they’re a work in progress I just focus on the work and get it done. Well my first novel is coming up to the … Continue reading

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Welcome

Recently I’ve picked up a few more subscribers. Which is super awesome. I’ve only be updating my blog seriously in this year. And then only for a few months. So I thought it would be nice to reintroduce myself and reiterate … Continue reading

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The End is Nigh

The final chapters of my novel are coming on fast. And I’m starting to feel a bit lost in my own story. Which is a strange place to be in when I’ve outlined the story. But so much has changed as … Continue reading

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Prologues and why I hate them.

My friend Matthew Quinn got on my case about having not updated in nearly three weeks. I didn’t feel I had much to say lately, so I didn’t feel like padding things out just for the sake of it. Luckily, a … Continue reading

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So it was true.

The 30 thousand word block hit me, and it hit me hard.  I had read from other authors that getting up to the 30k mark will be easy. But once you get past it, you’ll run aground. When I started … Continue reading

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