The life, the process, Writing

Why I write

There are many valid reasons for becoming a writer. The fame The glory The big bucks And all three of those are lies. All of them don't involve money. I feel like starving helps with my art. Here are some reasons I am a writer: The stories in my head will slowly drive me mad… Continue reading Why I write

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The life, the quest, Writing

Be a Patron

I have added a Patreon profile to my account for anyone who wants to help support my blogging and writing. If you become a Patron it does come with perks. There are the ones I am offering at the moment: I thought for some time on this. What sort of perks can a writer offer?… Continue reading Be a Patron

Random opinions

The skeptacism of Flatearthers

Woke Sloth, a fun site to explore, wrote this article Flat-Earthers Have A Ridiculous New Theory That Involves Pac-Man.  You see it is hard to account for the known fact if you keep going East, you will traverse the globe. Or not? Apparently, you get to the 'edge' of the flat-earth and then timewarp to the… Continue reading The skeptacism of Flatearthers

Writing

‘Cocky’ and all the words I want to own

Faleena Hopkins, who I have never heard of, is a romance writer. A real cocky romance writer who has decided it is in her best interests to Trademark the word 'Cocky'. And then is allegedly demanding other romance writers with the word in their titles change them or she will sue. Read all about #cockygate… Continue reading ‘Cocky’ and all the words I want to own

marketing, Writing

Marketing: The author platform

  In 7 Reasons Books Fail to Sell the number #2 reasons aside from the book itself and the cover is the author platform or lack thereof. It basically helps with book marketing when we have an established author platform to achieve that with. I know an author who recently published who has no social media… Continue reading Marketing: The author platform

White witch fantasy fiction book White Witch
book promotion, marketing, self-publishing

New promotional images

You know sometimes I much about with various apps to find something that will work for book promotion. Here are the book promotion images I came up with using a new app. These book promotional images are in addition to ones: Utilizing those awesome reviews you get Using a book blurb Having just a short blurb… Continue reading New promotional images

My cat Franky
fantasy fiction, humor, Writing

Writing: What pets to put into your fantasy

I have written books with pets before. And it is a great concept. I love my pets in the 'real world' so of course, it makes sense some characters would have a pet they adore in their world. In your writing have you considered putting a pet into your fantasy fiction? Here are some pet ideas… Continue reading Writing: What pets to put into your fantasy