Three Beasts of Writing

The journey of writing is fraught with difficulties and many of them can catch you before you finish even your first draft and sometimes even before you start.

Why I Write Science Fiction

There are many genres in literature; and many more sub genres within these categories. And though I have written stories in most of them, I prefer writing science fiction. Here is why:

The Rules of Arcana

In writing genre, it’s important to be consistent in how the mechanics of that genre works. In this blog, I’m going to look at the rules of arcana (ie, ‘magic’) as it pertains to the kingdom of Altria where the Fairy Tale Case Files (William Tenys novels) are based.

Stick Out Your ‘Getting Published’ Magnet

Getting published can be a daunting season in getting your story out to the world, but it’s really good news, as much as it is necessary. If this is the publishing route you’re going to take, I present a few things worth keeping in mind at this critical time.

The Publishing Game

So, you’ve written a book, edited it, loved it and hated it (hopefully more love than hate…), and are ready to send it out to a publisher.

Write Your Book in the Genre that Appeals to You

When writing your book, choose the writing genre that interests you, even if it isn’t a popular genre. You will be more satisfied during the writing process, which will make for a more compelling story.