Kick off your boots (don’t scratch the floor with your spurs, please), pull up a chair, and make yourselves comfortable… Read more Genre 101: Weird West
As authors, the main goal of our storytelling is to put it into the hands of others: readers we know… Read more TPP: Reader Relationships, Part One: the Cornerstones
As promised several weeks ago, today I’m here to talk about two of the smaller, sub-genres of fantasy. These are… Read more Genre 101: Specialty Fantasy Sub-genres, Part 1
Today’s post could also be titled: ‘Patience is a Virtue’, ‘Let It Sit’, or ‘Slow and Steady Wins the Race’. … Read more TPP: Whoa! TIME-OUT, Story!
More than once I’ve talked about the differences between beta readers and editors, the importance of editing, and advised that… Read more Editors vs. Beta Readers: Author Psychology
Today I interrupt my regularly scheduled programming to bring you a glimpse into the future (didn’t know I was a… Read more We Now Take A Break For… Questions??
You’ve finished your book, decided on self publishing or a small publisher, and are ready to move forward with the… Read more Six Places to Find Cover Artists and Designers (Beyond Google or Bing)
It was a dark and stormy night… and the genre cages had been securely locked the last time the Guardians… Read more Genre 101: Supernatural Fiction vs. Paranormal Fiction
Genre confusion is everywhere these days, especially in a world where few clear genre definitions exist and where so many… Read more Genre 101: Urban Fantasy vs. Paranormal
So I know I said last week that we were going to dive into some of the small, specialty genres… Read more Genre 101: Urban Fantasy