On Writing

  • Podcast up and running

    April 10, 2017

    After taking much longer than I thought, the World of Grey podcast, WOGcast, is finally up and running on itunes.  I'll be releasing a chapter a week, narrated by the author.  I'm still getting the hang of recording, but the overall quality should improve over time.  You can check it out at the link below.

    https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/wogcast/id1219457764?mt=2

  • Dark Halo Launch

    September 6, 2016

    Dark Halo is now up on an Amazon Kindle store for the low price of $2.99.  And, until the end of the week, you can pick up book 1, Fallen Throne, for free.

  • Done Editing

    August 8, 2016

    Well, it took a lot longer than expected, but I am finally done editing. I guess the advantage of taking 6 years to publish your book is you have plenty of time to edit.

    The only thing left to do is prep the book for kindle publication, which involves one more pass, but this one is much quicker. Hopefully in two weeks time I will have a book 2 out for people to read.

    Thanks for hanging in there.

  • Edit and Cover Update #2

    May 27, 2016

    So, first edit run through is done. Now I"m starting my final read through, where I read it out loud for a couple people, so all the dialogue and prose sounds right. After that, I'll have to do some compatibility testing for kindle.

    All in all, still about a month out, but it's getting there.

  • Cover Progress

    April 8, 2016

    I've been going through and doing a lot of spelling corrections, grammar fixes and checking continuity, but, I thought I'd share progress on something else. The cover for book 2. I'm working with artist John Ly.

  • Still Writing

    October 13, 2015

    Hello.  I know I haven't posted in a while, but beyond working on Book 2 day to day, there's not much to report.  I'm just an average guy.  There's not a lot of news about the book other than I'm still making progress.  

    I am surprised that I continue to get a small trickle of sales of book 1.  Nothing that will allow me to quit my day job, but it's nice to know there are still people out there willing to try something new from an author they've never heard of.

    I've toyed with the idea of doing audio readings of book 1 and putting them on youtube, or possibly hosting audio files to this site.  The audio files seem to make more sense, but there's probably more exposure to be had from youtube.  Either way, this is still something I can't even really devote time to until I'm finished writing book 2.

    I hope my readers are well and enjoying life, and thanks for reading.  Take care.

  • Kindle eBook release

    May 11, 2015

    Well, it took a bit longer than anticipated, and there still might be some cover font graphic changes made down the road, but the finished version of the text is done and ready for consumption.

    You can buy it for $2.99 from the kindle store.

  • Slight Delay

    April 13, 2015

    So when I was converting the book into the proper document style, I realized the final copy looked terrible for some reason on the kindle preview. I didn't know how this happened, but it had made a mess of the formatting. Luckily I have several versions of the book saved at all times.

    What I found out is that there was a bunch of formatting changes I had implemented in the shorter version of the book which I had previously published on kindle, but I had not made those same changes to the long draft.

    What this means is I have to re-indent every paragraph, re-break every chapter and re-align every section break.
    Originally I had planned to have the book up today, but next Monday is now my target date for having the book up for sale. It'll be $2.99 on the kindle store. I'll keep everyone updated.

  • Updated Cover

    April 1, 2015

     The cover is almost done.  The book should be avaiable later this month.

  • Early cover sketch

    February 5, 2015

    Wanted to share a progress update on the art for the cover.  Enjoy.

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