I’ve always thought that song lyrics, out of context, can make excellent story prompts for writers. For my flash / poetry boot camp, I took a line from a Rihanna song – “I’m lost, you’ve got me looking for the rest of me” – though I didn’t end up…
Today we have Jonathan Bowerman the author of the self-published The Secret Realms of Hidden Elves. Jonathan is a relatively recent and active member of Fantasy Writer.org with an impressive enthusiasm for writing. But he doesn’t tell us much about himself, so I just have to do an interview to uncover the secret realms of… Continue reading #authorinterview: Jonathan Bowerman on Life and Elves
New year, new car CDs? Not really, actually: I swapped them out mid-December. I’ve stopped sharing my other themes, seeing as my music choices wander between the obscure and the obvious, but I do like sharing my odd thought process fo…
The slave’s face crumbled into disgust when the hatch of the ship sealed. “Great gods,” he muttered in Fedeng. “What?” said Arekan. “I thought that awful smell came from you,” he said. “It’s all over your clothes. But I see now it’s from the ship.” Arekan felt a blush creep up his neck. He must… Continue reading Pirate’s Luck~Chapter Twelve-The New Man
Interviewer: We are here today with Beth Turnage, the author of Forced Labor and the sequel No Free Lunch, and the protagonist of those stories Arekan Mor’a’stan. Welcome, both of you, though, I must say it is unusual to have a fictional character sit in on an interview. Arekan: What the hells are we doing… Continue reading Interview With The Author
Writing is hard. Difficult. Okay, it’s the kick in your stomach when you are working like a demon to scrape the words out of your dissolute soul.The words refuse to arrive like the A-list celebrities you invited to your party. Your characters snottily refuse to talk to you, your descriptions fall flatter than gluten-free pancakes,… Continue reading The Craft of #Writing: Brain Secrets of Lexical Density
Hey everyone! For those of you that don’t know – my wife and I publish a few other amazing authors. Aaron Crash is one of them. I am super stoked to announce that Damnation Robot – Aaron’s debut novel in Paranormal Space Opera is now available! This is a action-packed, thrill ride that’s one part […]
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The end of the year was tumultuous, hence my radio silence over the past few weeks. I’ve never been much for New Year’s resolutions, though I do swear by setting goals; I simply don’t hold much stock in waiting until or focusing on the first of t…
Happy new year, everybody! 2017 was an interesting year, to be sure. It marks my first full year as a dad, as well as my first full year with the serious intention of writing a publishable work of fiction. Hopefully I succeeded in the first charge better than in the second. (The cat’s tolerance of […]
The new year is upon us and that means a fresh start for the projects I’ve been idling on. One thing that happened is that I finished the draft of the first novel of the Princess of the North quartet, Scion of Andoya. So now, I am looking for beta readers. If there is any … Continue reading Beta Readers…any interest?