A couple weeks ago, I posted about map drawing being a large part of my writing process. This was the case with Descending as well, though I foolishly failed to include the map in the Amazon copy. But, wrongs shall be righted…. In case any of you read and enjoyed the book, here’s the map… Continue reading “Descending” Map
My son really likes the Wayside School stories by Louis Sachar. Over Thanksgiving, he decided he wanted to write Sachar and ask him about writing a 4th book in the series. And…presto! Note to future self: It’s pretty cool to send notes to your fans. It makes them happy. It engages them. It even gives you… Continue reading Louis Sachar and My Son
Over the summer I decided to self publish a novel I had written several years ago as a result of my Master’s Project at NKU. I’ve posted about it a few times here and wanted to post some concluding comments: First, I’ve had several people ask me, “how many copies did you sell?” My goal… Continue reading And So…a Conclusion for “Descending”
It’s true! You can now check out my book in the MidPointe Library System (north of Cincinnati). Which is pretty awesome! I’ve always loved libraries (Kyna and I had quite a few “dates” at a library while living in Zanesfield, OH because there was nothing else to do) and now I’m in one every day. As a… Continue reading I’m at the library! Well…at least my book is.
A few days ago I told the heartbreaking story of a novel never published. It was my novel, but even so I suppose “heartbreaking” is a bit strong (“heartcracking”? “heartbending”? “bruising,” maybe). You can read about it here, but the bottom line is that my novel was too long to ever get published the traditional… Continue reading This is Called a Teaser
I like stories. So I’m going to tell you one (and this one is true). Once upon a time, I wrote a novel. Actually, the time wasn’t that long ago: It began as the first 25,000 words, which also served as my final Master’s Project before graduating at NKU. The reviews from my faculty panel… Continue reading A Non-Fiction Story About a Fiction Story