Using My Words: Writing Resolutions for 2014

Here comes 2014 and once again everything in the book monkey world has changed. The latest is that traditionally published books are now being price competitively against indie books. We little independent authors no longer have the price edge. And with that, all of...

Using My Words: It Has Stopped Being Fun

I lost my job earlier this year and put all of my effort into my books. I looked to them to make up for the lost income so my kids would stop telling me, “I’m hungry, Dad!” I was steadfast in the idea that, with a full day devoted to marketing, I could make every...

USING MY WORDS: THE AUTHOR WISH LIST

Authors, what do you wish? For me, being an author is a wish come true. I get to spend most of my time playing make believe. Well, not most of my time. Some of my time. A little of my time. The truth is I end up spending more time being an author and less time...

Using My Words – WE’RE BECOMING PIZZA

If we’re not already pizza. When I first got into advertising I worked on a pizza account. You’ve heard of them. Actually, I named the P’zone. It was a joke. They didn’t get it and they ran with it. Sorry, America. Aside from the rare opportunity to work potty humor...

Using My Words – Change of Plans

One of the best parts about being a writer is that people expect you to be a little weird, quirky and drunk by noon. I had long since planned my next to be novel to the follow-up to Post-Apocalyptic Nomadic Warriors. I’ve got an outline and everything. But, whenever I...

Using My Words – Outlining

I wasn’t much of an outliner in school. Any required outlines were made after the paper was written. It felt a lot like “showing your work” in math – something else I wasn’t a big fan of. I never understood why the right answer wasn’t enough for them. Working on...

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