GUNS AND DOGS editing update

I’ve begun the next round of beta-editing, which means the release date for GUNS AND DOGS has been pushed back to early May. I would rather wait a bit longer before putting it out than release a book that wasn’t up to my level of standards. Editing is a thankless job as everyone already knows.Continue reading “GUNS AND DOGS editing update”

If you write it, it will come

There are tons of new writers out there trying to ply their trade the hard way, thinking that maybe, just maybe, that one book they write will “hit it big” and propel them to stardom. This reeks of amateurism of the highest order and does not do justice to the trade of writing. Listen. It’sContinue reading “If you write it, it will come”

Why independent publishing makes sense

So you’re one of millions of writers trying to get their manuscript in front of an agent or major publisher. Well I’ve got news for you. It’s not worth it. Chances are, like millions of others, your efforts will go unnoticed. These days, agents and publishers are looking for publishable material designed to sell. They’reContinue reading “Why independent publishing makes sense”

Young Adult novel,Guns And Dogs, editorial update

Great news! I submitted GUNS AND DOGS, my upcoming YA novel, to my editor last night and it’s being re-edited before being formatted and forwarded to the beta-reading team. I’m so excited to be getting closer to publishing my first novel chosen by you, the fans. The fact that it’s a YA novel makes itContinue reading “Young Adult novel,Guns And Dogs, editorial update”

Writers: Are your books covered?

If you’re embarking on the road to independent publishing or have already published, there’s one thing you must know above all else before putting your work on the public market. Ready? Never, ever, settle for a poorly-designed cover. Why? Glad you asked. It’s hard enough trying to get attention for your book, why make itContinue reading “Writers: Are your books covered?”

End of year wrap up, Part Four: The Leopard Stratagem, Tome 2 of the Leopard King Saga

We reach the fourth part of our end-of-season wrap-up. The Leopard Stratagem was the long-awaited sequel to Tome One of the Leopard King Saga, The Leopard Vanguard. This book, or Tome as I call it, continued the story of our two main Leopard King Saga characters, Tullus and his dauntless friend Celestra the Leopardess. ItContinue reading “End of year wrap up, Part Four: The Leopard Stratagem, Tome 2 of the Leopard King Saga”

The Leopard Vanguard earns high marks at “I Heart Reading”

Over at “I Heart Reading” you can review a review on “The Leopard Vanguard”. Click HERE to read the detailed review. It’s also on sale until November 14th.

Do Blog Tours help sell Books?

Blog tours are important for authors, especially if you’re just getting started. I mean, who wouldn’t want to tour cyberspace and talk about their book? When signing up for a blog tour it’s important to remember that you need to go into them with an open mind, and little, or no, pre-conceived expectations. At thisContinue reading “Do Blog Tours help sell Books?”

New YA series gets cover upgrade

Back on August 2nd I ran a poll on what type of book everyone would like to read in 2015. The winning category was YA, so, I decided on a new YA trilogy called “American Legends” to be released in 2015. Here is an updated cover of the first book “GUNS AND DOGS”. The newContinue reading “New YA series gets cover upgrade”