#RRBC 2016 Book & Blog Party

Welcome to my blog, coming to you from sunny southern California. Two lucky visitors who leave a comment below will win a $10 gift voucher from Amazon. I published my first novel Ancient Evil in January of this year, so I am new to the Indie Author world.  I always knew I wanted to write Read More…

Comic-Con Was Awesome!

I had a blast at Comic-Con last weekend in San Diego, hence the rather out of character exclamation mark in the title of this post. It was a long but incredibly inspiring day. I knew Comic-Con was big, but I really had no idea how big until I arrived. I ended up booking a parking Read More…

Comic-Con this Weekend

I received my official Comic-Con badge in the mail a couple of days ago, just in time too as Comic-Con is this weekend! It is pretty exciting for me as you know if you read my post from February here. It is also a little overwhelming. I want to make the most of my visit Read More…

Writer’s Block!

Psst. Want to know a secret? The best way to avoid working on your second book is to try and market your first book. Well that and working your day job and spending time with your kids and watching TV and … You get the picture. I gave little to no thought to marketing my Read More…

Goodreads Giveaway Complete

I wrapped up my first Goodreads Giveaway on Sunday. I was really pleased with the results, 404 people added Ancient Evil to their “to read” shelves, 966 people entered the Giveaway and I gained 1 friend and 11 followers. Thank you followers! Not too shabby. I probably would have done even better if I opened Read More…

Goodreads Giveaway and Comic-Con

Today is the “open registration” for Comic-Con which takes place in San Diego in the summer. I have gone through the registration process for the past three years. It was quite exciting the first year I tried. You basically need to sign up for a membership a few week prior to the actual open registration Read More…

Publishing on KDP

I wanted to write a little about the classification system that Amazon uses. As you can probably guess, prior to uploading your novel to Amazon you need to get all your materials together, such as your cover, all your text, you need to format it and a whole other bunch of things. I write more Read More…

First Post

Apparently writers are supposed to have a blog, so here it is. I expect this blog to evolve as my fledgling writing career develops. I really hope it becomes a career and not just a hobby. Hobby is such a ridiculous childish word. If it sounded a little more mature I may be okay with Read More…