1) We need total silence, so we can put in our ear-buds. Yes, turning up the music is to block everything out other than what we need to be focusing on. 2) Don’t disturb our writing groove. DON’T You have no idea how hard it is to get back into a mental state to write […]
I am very pleased to announce that Air Awakens, first book in the Air Awakens series will be released August 27th! I will have a cover reveal on May 30th, at which point the pre-order will be available. I just got a glimpse of the cover and I cannot wait to show you all! Please […]
As I’ve gone down my journey toward becoming a published author I’ve discovered three things that should be considered before embarking on any kind of for-profit storytelling. To illustrate my points I will use Game of Thrones screencaps. Why? Because I am a nerd and I can. 1) The Vision This is usually where it […]
This is a warning to everyone out there. Oh sure, you may have been curious to try a book, all the cool kids are doing it, right? But here’s what they WON’T tell you about reading: Books can lead people to thinking your educated and sophisticated. Reading will broaden your horizons and make you question […]
1. Read If you’re writing with the goal of someday becoming an author and selling your work you’ll first need to do a LOT of reading. This is as important for inspiration as it is for knowing your market. What are people buying? What’s out there already? The only way you’ll answer these questions is […]
(Image: http://fengzhudesign.blogspot.com/2011/11/more-fantasy-landscapes.html) They set out on an epic quest and the world is ready to unfurl before them, with it, the story which you have so carefully crafted. If you’re a writer who plans it or wings it you have some vague idea (at least) of who these people are, where they’re going, what they want, […]
These were my top 7, see Buzzfeed’s full list of 24 here. (Photos belong to their respective creators listed on the original article) Shameless Plug: I am an aspiring author. Read my current work on Fiction Press here, I live off reviews and follows! Don’t forget to follow me on Tumblr for more […]
write-edit-rinse-repeat: This is my life.