Looking for writing advice? The internet has a ton waiting for you. You'll find the good, the bad, and the downright odd a Google search away. My favorite odd advice? Edgar Alan Poe suggested that a writer better the story this way - "Include a beautiful woman with raven locks and porcelain skin, preferably quite young, … Continue reading Writing Advice: The Good Stuff
The Broken Trail will be out on October 1st! Right now you can pre-order the digital version for a ridiculously low price. Click here for the linky-thing: The Broken Trail If this is the first you're hearing about it, there's lots more places to go to get extra content, book teasers, my deepest thoughts etc My Twitter … Continue reading Book News!
In the business world as well as the creative industries there's something called the 'elevator pitch'. It's a way to summarize your project for a prospective customer/agent/publisher/producer. The idea is to make the pitch concise enough to fit the length of a ride in an elevator from one floor to the next. It's something that writers have to develop … Continue reading A Pitch for Forgiveness
Hey folks! A little news. I have an author page up at Amazon! Right now it only has the short-story anthology I was published in, but coming soon will be The Broken Trail! You can follow me there to get a link to preorder the moment it's ready! How cool is that? Oh, and sequel … Continue reading Follow me. I have cookies.
Actually, it's big news. The Broken Trail is going to be published! This November it's hitting the shelves published by Mountain Brook Ink. How'd this come about? Research. I was reading up on small presses and Christian publishers and came across Mountain Brook Ink. I knew almost immediately that this was a publisher I … Continue reading A Little News
Howdy! Thanks for checking out my bio. If you're a regular and are wondering what the heck this is, check out PitchWars, a writing contest started by the very talented Brenda Drake. If you're a mentor stopping by, thank you! I really appreciate that you're taking the time to do this and that you're considering working … Continue reading PitchWars Mentee Bio 2015
So... where have I been you ask? Working. The day job heated up just about the same time I finally had BITTERSWEET ready to submit to agents. In between meetings, crunching data, and what felt like endless spreadsheets I was polishing up my query and submitting my latest book to potential agents. How's it going? … Continue reading In the Query Trenches