First look at The Anarchists!

Thanks for your support of my work! Below is the ARC version of the Prologue and first chapter of The Anarchists. NOTE: If you have not read The Lost Testament (and intend to at some point), you might not want to read this. Enjoy! PROLOGUE Bound at the feet and hands, Noor straightened his posture.Continue reading “First look at The Anarchists!”

REVIEW: “Setting Boundaries with Difficult People: Six Steps to SANITY for Challenging Relationships” by Allison Bottke

Setting Boundaries with Difficult People: Six Steps to SANITY for Challenging Relationships by Allison Bottke My rating: 4 of 5 stars Setting Boundaries with Difficult People in 140 characters or less: “sanity=analysis, introspection, support, trusting God. Practice!” If you find spiritual self-help books to be trite and preachy, Allison Bottke’s “Setting Boundaries with Difficult People:Continue reading “REVIEW: “Setting Boundaries with Difficult People: Six Steps to SANITY for Challenging Relationships” by Allison Bottke”

Write compelling fiction with hooking, tension, and nukes

As an author, you want to write a page-turner: fiction so compelling that the reader ignores sleep, eating, etc. to read what you have to say. How do you do that? It starts with hooking your reader in 1,500 words or less, or about the first five pages. You must get the reader to quicklyContinue reading “Write compelling fiction with hooking, tension, and nukes”

Author events & which to attend

I attended the Decatur Book Festival for the first time this past week and had a great time. For $175, I potentially exposed thousands of people to my name and work, spoke for five minutes in front of a small crowd, and had the opportunity to sell books. Was it worth it? If we’re talkingContinue reading “Author events & which to attend”