Getting Book Reviews: Rayne Hall’s Take

You may remember Rayne Hall from my author feature. Or, you may have met her on Twitter, her preferred medium. She has literally written the book on the best ways to use Twitter – it’s called “Twitter for Writers” and is part of her celebrated Writer’s Craft series....

We are storytellers. Once again, with pride

What’s that well called? There once was a well, in the middle of a field. It was known, quite unimaginatively, as the well in the field. Then, one morning, the farmer who owned the field found a drowned body inside. Shocked, the nearby villagers changed the well’s...

The Tsunami of Crap and a Lack of Readers

This is a summary of a guest post I wrote for the blog of my dear friend Rivka Kawano (after whom a beloved Pearseus character is named). Rivka is a great friend of Indies, offering some great training and marketing advice. You can read the full post on her...

My Platinum Rules of Writing

Exciting stuff! The prestigious Indies Unlimited published a guest post by me a couple of weeks ago, titled “My Golden Rules of Writing.” I’m republishing here under a new name, to separate it from my previous Golden rules post. It’s nothing...

The Rhythm in the Writing

This was written as a guest blog post for a great friend of Indie authors, Paul Martin. It was published on his Self Publisher’s Showcase blog on December 20th, 2013. The Rhythm in the Writing Wording the song Except for writing, I enjoy music, and occasionally...

I lost to Game of Thrones

This was a guest post for Samantha LaFantasie’s blog. It was published on January 16th, 2014. I lost to Game of Thrones After almost twenty years of working as web developer and almost five hundred websites later, I needed something new.  So, I tried my hand in...