My Interview With e-Books India

I had the distinct honor of having e-Books India interview me. In the interview, I talk about Kōsa Press and The Collective SF and current projects. I give some background to the birth of The Seals of Abgal and about "The Dead God" and I reveal the official title for my retelling of The Pied Piper of Hamelin for The Collective SF. … Continue reading My Interview With e-Books India

Musings on the Nature of a Muse

I have something out of left field for you today. A satirical look at acceptance and rejection and the whimsical muse whose attention you can never hold long enough before she wanders off to her next lover. I’m reblogging an article from Prose Before Ho Hos called The Manly Art of Acceptance and Rejection, written by author Jessica West, because it’s … Continue reading Musings on the Nature of a Muse

7 Revolutionary Authors Who Decided to Self-Publish | Wise Ink’s Blog for Indie Authors about Self-Publishing

I'm reblogging this from Wise Ink's Blog. They usually publish awesome and practical advice on writing, plus they tend to inspire the living adverbs out of a writer. Today is no exception. The article deals with influential authors who initially self-published. I'm reblogging it because I never knew Hemingway published his first book himself and … Continue reading 7 Revolutionary Authors Who Decided to Self-Publish | Wise Ink’s Blog for Indie Authors about Self-Publishing

Which author made me want to be a writer? | Venture Galleries

I have a new post out over at Venture Galleries. I talk about my writing and reading inspiration and why I'm unable to pinpoint only one author. "I have read so many books over the years I’ve forgotten most. A few do stand out, though, that had made an impression on me at the time I … Continue reading Which author made me want to be a writer? | Venture Galleries

Hemingway’s Formula to Mastery of Writing

I'm a big Ernest Hemingway fan. I admire the man, his writing and his flaws. Though not perfect, he wrote perfectly. He created art in a way that was different to how other writers did and he made it look easy. But therein lies his genius. It took him years of following other masters and … Continue reading Hemingway’s Formula to Mastery of Writing

Neil Gaiman and Ernest Hemingway: Two Different Worlds, Same Approach

Those who frequent this blog know how much value I place on writing advice from other authors. To me, writing advice is like road signs on the way to whatever destination lies waiting for me over that shimmering hill in the distance. It shows me what rules to follow, what rules to ignore, and what rules … Continue reading Neil Gaiman and Ernest Hemingway: Two Different Worlds, Same Approach

The Education of An Aimless Man

I thought I'd talk more about what informs my writing with this post. Apologies in advance for the length of it. I started this piece last year, but never got around to posting it for various reasons. I thought long and hard about my intentions with this blog. Should I brand myself and go in … Continue reading The Education of An Aimless Man