What Next?

What Writing Project Should I Tackle Next? Now that Apocalypse in the Balance is all but done, what do I do next? Obviously I need to spend some time promoting the new book, but there has to be more going on than that, right? So what am I considering? Well, I have two categories. The first category is filled with the things I have to do and the second is filled with what I would like to do.  Neither of … Continue reading

Is Fantasy Dead?

Fantasy genre The biggest argument I have had in the last year or so was over whether the fantasy genre was “over.” The person I was arguing with pointed to the rise of paranormal fiction and the popularity of vampires and zombies as evidence that the genre of fantasy is passé. I pointed to the popularity of the TV show Game of Thrones as evidence that it’s not. But really, who cares? Why does it matter if something is popular … Continue reading

You Are The Love Of My Life

Happy Anniversary, Tracy. Fourteen years ago today my beautiful wife, Tracy, married me at the Edgefield on the hottest day of the year. So much of that day is a blur, but I’ll never forget the site of her walking down the aisle. She was so beautiful in her wedding gown, but I would have taken her if she had come to stand beside me wearing nothing but a pair of jeans and a t-shirt.  On that day I was … Continue reading

Nothing Like Waiting Until the Last Minute

So for the last week I have been running a Kickstarter Campaign to prepare for the launch of my new book, Apocalypse in the Balance. I haven’t brought it here until now because quite frankly I didn’t see this as being the best place to promote the Kickstarter since I have been slacking on this site as of late. Granted, the slacking has been to the focus on finishing the editing on the very book I am trying to get … Continue reading

Guest Post: Between the Genres

I know it has been a while since I have posted anything because I have been so focused on getting my next book finished, but that is going to stop. I thought I would kick things off with a guest post by Jupiter Gardens Press author, Shauna Aura Knight.  So without further ado, I present to you, Between the Genres.   One of my challenges as a writer has always been genre, or more specifically, genre rules. All of my … Continue reading