David Michael Williams2019-10-03T15:32:43-05:00April 1, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: current project, fantasy, mind games, my novels, The Renegade Chronicles, tough decisions|
After playing a one-shot Dungeons & Dragons adventure over the course of three days, I’ve decided to transform my sword-and-sorcery trilogy into game modules.
David Michael Williams2019-10-03T15:30:53-05:00March 4, 2019|Categories: Work in Progress|Tags: current project, my novels, readers, The Soul Sleep Cycle, tough decisions|
OK, no more procrastinating. Without fanfare (or defense), here is the back-cover blurb for my upcoming novel:
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 Williams2019-10-03T13:41:41-05:00June 5, 2018|Categories: Writing Tips|Tags: bad writing, characters, creative process, early writing, Pajamazon Amazon, tough decisions|
Writers never kill their darlings. We just lock them away…in a dungeon…indefinitely…
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 Williams2019-10-03T17:56:14-05:00April 17, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: book marketing, business, business of writing, fantasy, my novels, names, sci-fi, science fiction, self-marketing, self-publishing, speculative fiction, tough decisions, writers|
What is the digital equivalent of schizophrenia? Whatever it is, my website has it. More specifically, my brand suffers from it.
David Michael Williams2019-10-02T18:52:16-05:00June 3, 2016|Categories: Writing Tips|Tags: blog, early writing, editing, good writing, my novels, The Renegade Chronicles, The Soul Sleep Cycle, tough decisions, writing, writing styles, writing tips|
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.
David Michael Williams2019-10-02T18:38:15-05:00February 18, 2016|Categories: Work in Progress|Tags: current project, my novels, The Renegade Chronicles, tough decisions|
Synopses are the bane of a writer’s existence. Elevator pitch, logline, plot summary—whatever you call it, boiling down hundreds of pages to a handful of sentences is tantamount to torture for most novelists.
David Michael Williams2019-10-02T18:28:44-05:00January 7, 2016|Categories: Work in Progress|Tags: art, book cover, current project, fantasy, my novels, self-publishing, The Renegade Chronicles, tough decisions|
The beauty of words is that they paint pictures in the mind, but when you consider those black lines, dots, and curves on a blank backdrop, words themselves are nothing to write home about.
David Michael Williams2019-10-02T18:20:09-05:00September 22, 2015|Categories: Work in Progress|Tags: Changelings, current project, early writing, fiction, getting published, my novels, Pajamazon Amazon, self-publishing, The Renegade Chronicles, The Soul Sleep Cycle, tough decisions, writing schedule|
My favorite questions tend to start with “what if.” Lately, however, this writer has been asking himself, “What now?”