Every year I hold a book drive and donate the proceeds to Phoenix Rescue Mission, a local charity that feeds … Continue reading
As you may have heard, I’ve been working toward podcasting my novels. Neanderthal Swan Song is currently being recorded by an experienced reader. I won’t identify the reader quite yet, but the little bit I’ve heard sounds good.
I do plan to start recording Fishpunk in the near future, but … Continue reading
My novel Rigel Kentaurus has nearly completed its 90-day journey through KDP Select. The question I have to ask myself is, was it worth it?
It’s unfortunate that is one of those thing you can’t do and not do for comparison. By that, I mean I can’t compare KDP Select … Continue reading
When writing science fiction, one can run into some interesting situations where choices must be made. I like hard science fiction quite a bit, and I write what many might consider to be hard science fiction at least part of the time. One thing the hard SF writer must occasionally … Continue reading
Writing a novel can be a daunting task for someone who has never done it. I was that way once. I had countless false starts over many years.
One day, I decided I would finish what I started, no matter what. No matter how bad it turned out, … Continue reading
I finished the first draft of Rigel Kentaurus last Tuesday, so the total word count for the past week was pretty light–2353 for the two days I wrote. The entire first draft rings in at 91,530 words. It’s a little shorter than Neanderthal Swan Song, but unlike many writers, my … Continue reading
Huge day for Neanderthal Swan Song copy-edits today. I finished 25 chapters, leaving a mere 15 more to go. Things are looking very good in terms of releasing the novel in electronic form this week. I do seem to be catching a number of bad typos that I somehow missed … Continue reading