Update on Stone Ram map

I’ve been meaning to update the map on my 2014 release Stone Ram. Why you ask? Well the original map’s banner was cut off. Also the sun diagram was essentially the same sun used on the Argentinian flag. Nothing against that flag, as it’s lovely, but I was looking for some originality here. Lastly, IContinue reading “Update on Stone Ram map”

The truth about “bad” reviews

Some of the newer writers out there might get a little peeved at bad reviews. But seriously, what is a bad review? How does a review become bad? Well, technically, it’s when a reader doesn’t like your book. Ok. Let’s take a look at this. So someone didn’t like it. Does that make the bookContinue reading “The truth about “bad” reviews”

Expectations and you

Do you have expectations? Sure you do. We all do. Expectations exist as markers for out success. In the materialistic hierarchy that we live in it’s easy to start comparisons between yourself and the guy or gal down the street. But what about unreal expectations, and chasing success so hard that it becomes a taskContinue reading “Expectations and you”

The Author who is also a Book

Ever wonder where I (or any writer for that matter) get my fiction ideas from? I’d say it is a combination of things. First life experience comes into play. The combined collection of memories accumulated from my day-to-day events. Both good and bad. I have pain. We all do. That’s what makes us human. IContinue reading “The Author who is also a Book”

The truth about editing

If you’ve ever published a book, or have considered publishing a book. Then remember these five words: editing is an ongoing process. You’re probably wondering what I mean by that. Well, it’s simple, don’t think for a moment when you’re published that the work is done. Let me explain. When I first embarked on myContinue reading “The truth about editing”

When is it time to quit?

This post is for all those writers out there, or wannabe writers. Or anyone who is invested in the arts. So pretty much everyone artistically-inclined. Quitting. It’s a disease that affects the best of us. And it can really hit you when you’re about to break. There are many causes: Family issues, work, health degradation,Continue reading “When is it time to quit?”

Should you pay for book marketing services?

I recently invested some change in getting more exposure for Guns And Dogs, my newest release. You’re probably asking did it work? Here’s my answer. I went into it with low expectations, after all, most books don’t sell millions of copies overnight. Not unless you’re JK Rowling of course. But the object of gaining exposureContinue reading “Should you pay for book marketing services?”

Work resumes on next project

Even though I’m in the midst of promoting my latest release, Guns And Dogs, I’ve slowly begun jotting down words for the next novel in the Leopard King Saga, to be titled, The Leopard Apocalypse. Release date is scheduled for late 2017,but this is subject to change.