Self-Publishing, Re-Writes, & an update

Interesting: “Barry Eisler, a NY Times best-selling author of various thriller novels, has just turned down a $500,000 book contract in order to self-publish his latest work. In a conversation with self-publishing aficionado Joe Konrath, Eisler talks about… Read More

Back & ready to roll

Ok, vacation over. It was wonderful & much needed, but now I’ve got to get back to War of the Seasons. I received my first truly negative criticism of my first book, The Human – a friend really… Read More

2nd Draft Complete

My 2nd draft is complete & out to my pre-readers. So far the response has been overwhelmingly positive. I’m trying to take it all with a grain of salt, since these are my friends reading for me –… Read More

A productive day

I edited/rewrote 5 chapters today & feel so motivated, and exhausted all at once. The good news is my 2nd draft is almost complete – the not so great news (for me), is that means I have to… Read More

A writer’s workshop

I’m hosting a writer’s workshop this weekend – my 2nd one, and I’ve got to say I’m so excited. I think I’ve already “cracked” how to fix my first 3 chapters (my problem children) – I love brain… Read More

Still alive & kicking, errr, I mean editing…

Yes, that’s right… I know I kinda fell off the map for a bit there. It seems like Dragon*Con has a tendency to do that to me. I get all involved in the prep work leading up to… Read More

First Draft COMPLETE!

Wow. So, yeah, I just finished writing my first draft, and the moment I wrote those last words, I felt an amazing sense of accomplishment, relief, and then oddly… sadness. I know I’m not anywhere near done with… Read More

I can see the finish line

I’ve learned that writing is like running a marathon. You’ve got to train and practice constantly, because if you don’t, the race will win out over you. Unlike 5k and 10K races, a marathon isn’t just about the… Read More

Some thoughts on writing…

So I’ve been at this story for a little over a year now (well in all fairness I didn’t touch the story from about April to October, SHAME ON ME), and I’ve discovered a few things: -Plotting is… Read More

Hello World!

Well howdy everyone! Welcome to my website, where you’ll be able to find the most current info about me & the progress of my books. Feel free to leave a comment or add me on Twitter, Facebook, Livejournal,… Read More