|Posted by [email protected] on March 25, 2015 at 4:25 AM||comments (0)|
Share in the profits of my upcoming novel.
|Posted by [email protected] on February 22, 2015 at 5:35 PM||comments (0)|
Utopia, the first book of the gifted series is nearing completion in the next few months. I will take 2 or 3 months off before I start the sequel to work on some other projects. I am writing a tragic romance novel (it probably won't be very long) and I have plans to work on something about fallen angels (I have some notes and the germ of an overall idea floating around). I'm also slowly working out how to go about designing and releasing my own collectible card game, ala Magic: The Gathering.
Lot's of things to come in 2015, including more frequent updates to this site.
|Posted by [email protected] on October 9, 2014 at 6:40 PM||comments (0)|
Decided to kickstart this to gain enough funds for promotional and marketing materials.
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|Posted by [email protected] on July 30, 2014 at 4:35 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted by [email protected] on July 23, 2014 at 1:45 PM||comments (0)|
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|Posted by [email protected] on May 8, 2014 at 4:15 AM||comments (0)|
Cover to a book I'm working on at Jukepop.com
|Posted by [email protected] on April 18, 2014 at 1:45 AM||comments (0)|
I have never really given much thought to what prompted me to ever want to become a writer... While cleaning out the back of my closet I now remember how it all possibly got started.
When I was seven or eight I was a huge G.I. Joe nut. I had the toys, I read the comics and I rushed home from school to watch the cartoons. Even now as a middle-aged adult I'm still reading the comics and even collecting the toys from my youth.
But it wasn't the comics or the toys that I found in the back of my closet which kickstarted my mind on this subject, It was the large box that contained two massive binders, an orange folder and two college ruled spiral bound notebooks. All of which was packed with what now would be termed "G.I. Joe fan fiction".
It certainly was a blast from the past and something that I hadn't thought about in easily twenty years or more. I must have compiled all this massive "work" from between ages eight or nine until about fourteen or so. It certainly wasn't Hemingway but it wasn't that bad for someone so young.
I spent several hours reading it and laughing to myself. You see how I remember this all getting starting was that I had written a story... probably like two pages or something involving some conflict or battle and then I worked backwards from there. Meaning that I wrote the story that preceded this story and then the one that led up to that one and so on and so on. I wrote all this basically in reverse.
The reason I find this funny and wanted to share it with everyone is that to this day that is my method for writing - working in reverse. I'd always thought it strange but that's how it works for me, and having discovered my long lost closet full of treasure, I guess it always has.
Tales Of The Red Brigade certainly started out like that. All of the short stories included in the work were written out of order.
|Posted by [email protected] on April 14, 2014 at 2:25 AM||comments (0)|
So here's the trailer for the kickstarter project. Tales Of The Red Brigade.
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|Posted by [email protected] on February 11, 2014 at 3:05 AM||comments (0)|
Well the kickstarter came and went. I did not meet my goal. I learned alot of lessons about how to promote such an endeavor though. In the mean time I've self-published a book of poetry and a short vampire story set in my world of Dreylund. None of it is really selling, but I'm new to kindle.
I'm contemplating relaunching the kickstarter for between $1400-1500. Having shopped around for a cover artist and looked into getting professional editing and marketing services I think I was way underestimating expenses with my initial kickstarter goal of $1000. While I know I didn't meet that smaller goal... I've learned alot more about self-promotion and atleast now I'm not just some unpublished looking hack....
|Posted by [email protected] on January 19, 2014 at 9:20 AM||comments (0)|
I don't know who reads this, but I started a kickstarter to get my vampire fiction published.
This is a mockup of what a possible cover might look like. It is not the finished cover image.