Hey how you doing? I was sitting in the office the other day and I realized that I had books on my shelf that I probably had not read in 10 years. (or longer) My office is mostly book shelves. I have a wild collection of things. Posable art dolls from a Russian artist I … Continue reading Where did my new books go?
5. They address all correspondence using your main characters first name (Dear Frodo) 4. They ask how to find the portal to your world. (is that through a wardrobe?) 3. They use 1337 speak or text short hand when typing responses (UR s0 kewl) 2. They want you to call them for the feedback using … Continue reading Do you recognize the five early warning signs of a bad beta reader for your fantasy novel?
I don't consider myself an extrovert. Anyone who knows me is laughing hysterically at this point. But seriously, I think we should switch up the terms or measure twice. Once in a crowd and then one-on-one. Get me in a crowd of strangers, odds are high I will not say anything. I will disengage … Continue reading Having a Conversation
Hey! How you doing? I am having a holy sh*t morning. To put it in context, I wake up when my kids do. I stay up far too late writing. (or Facebook garage saleing – you know whatevs) So the first kid comes in and cuddles in and lets me go back to sleep. But … Continue reading on the Fare Side Contest – update
One of the things that my non-writer friends ask me is where do you get your ideas. It feels like the world is a flood of ideas. Example: In an onsite work meeting and there is a sudden crazy downpour. The building severe weather alarm goes off because there are tornados and hail somewhere near … Continue reading Haboobs – the next big idea