Monthly Archives: March 2012

The proof is in the Proof. The paperback edition of The Prince of Graves is (mostly) in. #writing #fantasy

And it’s in. The physical proof that I wrote something. While sitting in my home office waiting to kick off a teleconference, the kind UPS man dropped this off on my doorstep. I’m not going to lie…it was hard to … Continue reading

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Something different for #Samplesunday: The Dirge of the Sons of Valeot #fantasy

For today’s Sample Sunday, I decided to be brave. I’m sharing the very rough draft of part of the Saga I’m including with my current WIP Shadows and Bones. This saga will actually be revealed throughout the course of The … Continue reading

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The unpredictable power of #social media – a surprising success story for #writers

I want to say that the intent of my sharing this article is not to stoke the gold-rush mentality that often seems to tease us writers who use social media to promote our work. Success for the majority of us … Continue reading

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Excerpt from The Prince of Graves: The Grief of Brothers #fantasy novella

Just a quick note: I posted this excerpt a few weeks before publishing The Prince of Graves, with the disclaimer that some minor editing still needed to be completed. This is the final version that made its way into print. … Continue reading

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Yet Another Reason Why Tolkien is Awesome. #fantasy #LOTR

Through The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, he defined modern fantasy and created a standard with such power that nearly all subsequent additions to the genre orbit it at some point. A bestselling fantasy author will invariably be … Continue reading

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Forgot to do my bragging…my literary pride and joy #writing

I can’t believe I haven’t done this. Since The Prince of Graves went live last week, I haven’t done the “proud father” thing and show them off in all their Nook and Kindle (App) glory. So now I’m addressing that … Continue reading

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Terrible #fantasy movies that will always rule, no matter how bad they may be

With my first ever fantasy story now on out there for the world to see, I’m stuck between worlds of having to let go of one story while resuming the work on another. While my brain makes that mental shift, … Continue reading

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Excerpt from The Prince of Graves #fantasy novella

North of Hythena Forest and east of the river Vendehar, the border of the Necromancer Kingdoms, the expansive Plains of Ayar extended hundreds of leagues into Valeot, last of the Remnant Kingdoms. From a subtle bend in the river, a narrow … Continue reading

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Today’s the day! The release of The Prince of Graves #fantasy novella! Come check it out!

Technically, my debut work has been live on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Smashwords for a couple of days. I’ve used these days to familiarize myself with those respective systems. But from here on out, March 7th will be the … Continue reading

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Better than #scifi…check out this #nasa video flying over the earth

I had to share this absolutely amazing video. It’s like the scene from a high budget science fiction movie, except it’s real life. The video, taken from the International Space Station, records the nighttime earth, thunder storms, and amazing aurora displays. Some … Continue reading

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