Do you recall the vivid dreams you had in childhood? My favorite was the one where I got to fly. Some dreams happened with my eyes open, usually in school while I gazed out the window. There's nothing quite so surprising as the teacher interrupting your foray into an imaginary world. It's my job to dream now, to … Continue Reading ››
There's nothing quite like losing yourself in a good book. Walking into a story world feels a lot like navigating a dream. Your feet might keep to the path, unless they wander. Magic sings in the trees. Others have passed this way or will follow, but only you will see this world in just this way. It … Continue Reading ››
Wouldn't you agree that starting fresh in a new year is an amazing feeling? I hope your own dreams are shaping up. My writing career has entered a new phase in 2017. It's taken a long time to trust that being a storyteller is enough. Understanding this helps me travel into storytelling knowing I'm fulfilling my … Continue Reading ››
It's been a busy time lately with all the writing, editing, and promoting I've been doing. I won't complain, since I love what I do. My biggest news this month is that Hills of Nevermore is now out of my hands. The next time I'll look at my story, it will be bound into a … Continue Reading ››
This month I've enjoyed an interesting experiment while teaching myself to dictate my books. It's not as easy as it might seem, because you have to include the dictation. That was almost a deal-killer for me, but after a while I got the hang of it. You see, I usually think the punctuation as I write, … Continue Reading ››
Learning to accept your limits is in my opinion one of the hardest things to do. I've fought long and hard to be able to gauge the time it will take to complete a book, God willing. It hasn't been easy, but I finally nailed it. But then, I switched to diction for my first drafts, … Continue Reading ››
We're Using Our ImaginationsMy favorite childhood game was one of the imagination. I loved playing make believe. Maybe that's why creating the book extras area of the website is so fun for me. It's extra nice to know you love Fantasy Worlds, Historical Worlds, and Mysterious Worlds, too.
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I'm excited to announce some fun changes at the site that I think you'll enjoy. In the months to come, I'll be focusing on reading and readers. I've made a good start to my goal of providing even more of an immersive experience for readers between my website and books.