Book Covers…

Yes being an independent author gives you extraordinary freedom.¬† It does come a significant price–you have to do or are responsible for EVERYTHING! I am not only responsible for writing a novel, I’m responsible for editing, layout, marketing and all the little tiny nuances involved. Some days I spend more time on those things than … [Read more…]

On Being a Pantser…

Yes, I wear pants when I write. For one thing my office is in the basement, surrounded on two sides by concrete and really doesn’t get much heat so I would get very cold and distracted if I wasn’t properly dressed sometimes including a hat and gloves. What is meant by the term “Pantser?” It … [Read more…]

This writing thing…

I spent months writing what I thought would be the first book in a four book series, “Dauntless.” During that process I built a history, technology, military, government and a slew of other niggling details which often consumed my days and nights in research and some really interesting nightmares. Imagine waking up screaming¬† “Repel boarders!” … [Read more…]