An encounter in a remote campground leads to the unraveling of one man’s reality…
Writing Update – 2021 The Year of Short Stories
Picking through the rubble of 2020 has led many to reflect on their current situation, self included. For some, it meant leaving their job. Starting a new career. Exercising more mindfulness. A little quiet contemplation in a (hopefully) more serene environment…
Legacy, the best Crimson Son Novel Yet?
Check out the link in my post for an excerpt of Crimson Son 4! Best one yet? You decide!
What’s your favorite novel in the series?
Misty Morning Meditations
I headed out into the woods this week and took along a copy of The Fellowship of the Ring . The weather was cool, the Texas sun mostly hidden, and the bugs not yet out of their winter slumber. Spring and Fall… Read More ›
Don’t Read Neil Gaiman
Lots of people have read, seen, or heard about the article posted earlier this week on xojane by K.T. Bradford. Her challenge to “Stop Reading Straight White Male Cis” has been discussed ad nauseum in and out of writer’s circles…. Read More ›
Russ Vlogs: Kindle Life Hacks
Well, I kept threatening to do this and here it is. A vlog post. Thanks also to everyone that stopped by to check out my response to the elementary school battling the servants of Sauron. So far, no word from… Read More ›
DFW Con Review and a Wake Up Call
I had a wonderful time at DFWCon this year. I encourage every writer to attend this conference whether you are local to Dallas Fort Worth or not. Classes, networking and pitch sessions with agents all combined in possibly the most friendly… Read More ›
eBook Math and the 500 Pound Gorilla
I’ve uncovered a whole host of eBook distribution services – Lulu, Vook, BookTango, Pressbooks, and Ebookit. I’d advise checking out all of them if you have an interest in eBook distributors. I’m going to stick with last week’s choices, Smashwords… Read More ›
Breaking It Down
I try to steer clear of politics on this blog. Religion. Anything people are going to get up in arms about and forget why I’m here – just to Make Shit Up. Lately there has been a lot of buzz… Read More ›
A question popped up on my twitter feed from @KimmieAnnWrites asking for opinions on traditional and self publishing. As a new writer, I’m still forming my opinion but my biggest concern is the time to market for traditional publishing and… Read More ›