Ghost Novel: The Process of Writing A 70,000 Word Novel In 10 Days

Bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith just finished a 70,000 word novel in 10 days. In my previous post I commented about how slow I write. The truth is, if you put butt to seat and stay there and work, it is quite possible to churn out something lengthy and wonderful without rushing it. You don't have … Continue reading Ghost Novel: The Process of Writing A 70,000 Word Novel In 10 Days

New Price Tag For Seals of Abgal: $1.99

The free promo day was an interesting experience, but it's clear that I have a long way to go when it comes to exposure for Seals. I didn't spend any money on marketing, just used that which were available to me like this blog, Twitter, and Facebook. I also have a wonderful bunch of writer friends … Continue reading New Price Tag For Seals of Abgal: $1.99

Seals of Abgal is Free for 24 Hours

I've gone and done it. In a rush of madness I went ahead and made Seals free for 24 hours. This is against my policy as I think Free is evil. It would seem Free is a necessary evil. The way Amazon is set up, if you want attention from the algorithm bots on there, … Continue reading Seals of Abgal is Free for 24 Hours

That Which Takes My Imagination for a Stroll

I love Robert E. Howard's stories. I grew up reading Conan, following his violent and bloody adventures. He is probably the most famous of Howard's creations. I remember how enamored I was with some of the book covers, most notably the ones created by Frank Frazetta. To me, Frazetta was one of only two artists who could truly … Continue reading That Which Takes My Imagination for a Stroll

I’m The Sunday Sample On Dumb White Husband

An excerpt from Seals of Abgal is featured on DumbWhiteHusband.com as part of their regular Sunday Sample feature. Dumb White Husband is the brainchild of author Benjamin Wallace. You may know him from his Dumb White Husband series of short stories in which he frolics with stereotypes. And when I say frolic, I mean he … Continue reading I’m The Sunday Sample On Dumb White Husband

Another Awesome Review For The Seals of Abgal

Today was a beautiful day. I woke up to a spike in my sales and this review. It still amazes me how praise for my work can affect me so deeply on so many levels. A lot of work and emotion went into writing Seals and in creating the concept for this series. But when … Continue reading Another Awesome Review For The Seals of Abgal

A Book Bomb for Ben Wolverton, Son of Award-Winning Fantasy Author David Farland

This is a special post. My wife hurting her back had us worried for a while there because we weren't sure how it would affect our unborn child. The risk of the injury inducing premature labor is still strong, but we're taking it easy, taking it day by day. I remember last year when my … Continue reading A Book Bomb for Ben Wolverton, Son of Award-Winning Fantasy Author David Farland