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early writing

8 07, 2019

A return to Altaerra

2019-10-03T17:13:56+00:00July 8, 2019|Categories: Work in Progress|Tags: , , , , , , |

A long time ago, I built a fantasy world and penned countless adventures across many locations and time periods. I eventually wrote and published a trilogy set in Altaerra. Then I moved onto a new series, not anticipating a return to Altaerra anytime soon.

3 08, 2018

Cover reveal: If Sin Dwells Deep

2019-10-03T13:49:53+00:00August 3, 2018|Categories: Work in Progress|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By auspicious happenstance, my 100th blog post coincides with another milestone: the completion of my next book’s cover. Behold!

21 07, 2016

A glimpse into the (possible) future of augmented reality

2019-10-02T19:01:04+00:00July 21, 2016|Categories: Work in Progress|Tags: , , , , , , |

Pokémon GO is only the beginning, people. While Google Glass never really caught on, cell phones are finally poised to bring augmented reality (AR) into the mainstream thanks to a certain catch-’em-all mobile game.

3 06, 2016

Pantsers vs. Plotters

2019-10-02T18:52:16+00:00June 3, 2016|Categories: Writing Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Back in the early days of my Quest for Publication, I was equipped with naught but a trusty Pilot pen, a five-subject Mead notebook, and a plethora of ideas. Eventually, I upgraded to a keyboard and computer.

10 12, 2015

A different class of writing

2019-10-02T18:25:25+00:00December 10, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I had the pleasure of talking with students at Waupun High School yesterday. My mission: to share my educational background, professional writing experiences, writing advice, and tips for getting published with the fledgling writers.

30 12, 2014

Should you care if readers care about your characters?

2019-10-02T17:49:03+00:00December 30, 2014|Categories: Writing Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The more I think about it, the more a term like “character-oriented” seems superfluous. Characters are but one element of a story. Like setting and plot, they are essential ingredients of a story. But are they any more important than the rest?