Issue 04 of the Candle and Quill is done and ready to release. With the release of this new issue, there are several exciting short stories as well as full-length novel chapters to enjoy.
Issue 03 of the Candle and Quill is complete and ready for release. Current Patrons can expect to receive their copies within the next week, while non-patrons can look forward to it on Smashwords before the end of January. Becoming a patron is a great way to get advanced access to each new issue. If… Continue reading
Marketing a book is far harder than writing it, especially as a new author. Since the release of A Boy Named Zephyr, I have tried several different approaches to marketing. Below are a couple methods that are cheap and easy to get started with, and have worked decently for me as a new author.
With the summer quickly approaching its hottest weeks, staying inside with the AC is only becoming more enticing. If you’re already gonna be inside then, why not catch up with a new book, in addition to keeping cool? Better yet, why not make that new book A Boy Named Zephyr, courtesy of a Goodreads giveaway?… Continue reading
To help celebrate the June 10th Goodreads Giveaway, I’m adding 50% off Coupons, good for both the paperback, and ebook versions of Gemsong Saga: A Boy Named Zephyr. These coupons are good until June 17th, but only through smashwords, and the createspace E-store. For those who would like to purchase the paperback copy of A… Continue reading
The right tools for writing vary from writer to writer. What works best is determined more by preference than any hard and fast rule or price tag. More than anything, they should make you want to write, and should be invisible as you do so. Any focus directed at your tools is focus not directed… Continue reading
In-depth World Building is essential to a good story. The deeper and more cohesive the world you build, the more believable the story becomes. What is interesting however, is the unintended effects world building can have on the writing of the story itself.
About halfway through my first book, I learned that simply writing as I went wasn’t going to cut it. A book is a complex, living entity, and a writing system is necessary to keep it from becoming overwhelming. The system I used to rewrite and finish “A Boy Named Zephyr” has been the basis for… Continue reading
Do you visit Goodreads.com? Do you like free stuff? If you do, then I have some good news! I will be hosting a small goodreads giveaway running May 10-June 10. The winner will receive a free copy of Gemsong Saga: A Boy Named Zephyr in paperback form, shipped right to their door, for no cost.
I am happy to announce that my first entry into the Gemsong Saga Series, A Boy Named Zephyr, is now available in paperback!
I am pleased to introduce the official Gemsong Saga Website. This website is intended to accompany the Gemsong Saga book series and act as a gateway for potential readers. It is packed with a variety of in-depth looks at the people, places, lore, and history of the Gemsong Saga world. Learn more about the Gemsong… Continue reading
I am very happy to announce the release of my first full length novel, Gemsong Saga: A boy named Zephyr. It is currently available for purchase at Smashwords for a price of $5.99. Look for it at other online retailers within the next few weeks!