David Michael Williams2023-01-10T16:18:46-06:00January 10, 2023|Categories: News, Work in Progress|Tags: business of writing, current project, getting published, self-publishing, tough decisions, writing schedule|
Although it defies every fiber of my being, I’m entering the new year with fewer plans than ever. On one hand, it’s invigorating; on the other, terrifying.
David Michael Williams2022-12-06T21:37:50-06:00December 6, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: book marketing, business of writing, entertainment, my novels, self-marketing, tough decisions|
In the spirit of the holiday—or at least the commercialized customs that compel us to exchange commodities—I created a product wizard that matches readers to the book of mine they are most likely to enjoy.
David Michael Williams2022-08-12T20:02:07-05:00August 12, 2022|Categories: Work in Progress|Tags: business of writing, current project, editing, fantasy, my novels, sci-fi, science fiction, short stories, The Curse of Er'Mah'Gerd, TTRPG, writing, writing schedule|
For a writer who always gravitated toward long-form fiction, this novel-free span has been a breath of fresh air but also bizarre.
David Michael Williams2022-01-11T19:59:06-06:00January 11, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: business of writing, Magics Daughter, my novels, Sir Larpsalot, The Renegade Chronicles, The Soul Sleep Cycle, tough decisions, writing schedule|
Business planning and New Year’s resolutions have a lot in common. You look back at what you’ve accomplished over the past year and try to envision a better tomorrow. How can I improve? What are my goals?
David Michael Williams2021-12-07T15:03:47-06:00December 7, 2021|Categories: News, Work in Progress|Tags: blog, business of writing, Curmudgeons & Flagons, current project, fantasy, short stories, Sir Larpsalot, speculative fiction, The Curse of Er'Mah'Gerd, tough decisions, TTRPG, webcomic, writing schedule|
Ever since I started One Million Words LLC, I’ve tried to treat my fiction endeavors as a true-blue business. But while I consider myself a realist, I inevitably overbook myself.
David Michael Williams2019-10-03T14:11:44-05:00December 6, 2018|Categories: Writing Tips|Tags: book marketing, business of writing, current project|
Since I don’t have time to write a long blog post and you don’t have time to read one, this handful of links to stuff I did in the not-too-distant past will have to suffice.
David Michael Williams2019-10-03T13:49:53-05:00August 3, 2018|Categories: Work in Progress|Tags: art, blog, book cover, business, business of writing, character creation, characters, current project, early writing, fantasy, genre fiction, my novels, readers, readership, sci-fi, science fiction, self-marketing, The Renegade Chronicles, The Soul Sleep Cycle, writers, writing, writing tips|
By auspicious happenstance, my 100th blog post coincides with another milestone: the completion of my next book’s cover. Behold!
David Michael Williams2019-10-03T13:44:07-05:00July 10, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: book marketing, business of writing, current project, The Renegade Chronicles, tough decisions, writing tips|
Lately, I’ve started forcing myself to come up with reasons to do something rather than not doing it. As a result, 2018 is proving to be a year of trying new things and taking chances.
David Michael Williams2019-10-03T13:36:11-05:00April 2, 2018|Categories: Work in Progress|Tags: book cover, book marketing, business of writing, current project, readership, The Soul Sleep Cycle, tough decisions, word choice|
I recently spent five excruciating hours at my keyboard and have less than 100 words to show for it, leading me to believe that blurbs are the blight of the publishing world.
David Michael Williams2019-10-03T13:20:37-05:00January 8, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: business of writing, current project, getting published, my novels, The Renegade Chronicles, The Soul Sleep Cycle, writing schedule|
On the surface, 2017 was fraught with failure. Digging a little deeper, however, I find I’m pretty proud of what I accomplished last year.