Starbucks is a pretentious cesspool. I am an author. That doesn’t mean I’m a pretentious Starbucks swilling prick. On the whole, I prefer monster coffee or regular black coffee if I’m not in a rush. I’ve never walked into a Starbucks, and the only cafe I have ever visited was to watch my friend’s band … Read more#WritersLife – Why Do People Write At Starbucks?
Book Marketing 101 – Get Ready to Pull Your Hair Out This post isn’t about growing tomatoes. If you want to know how to do that I’m sure there is someone out there who can tell you. What I’m talking about is planting seeds in your life. That’s the biggest part of book marketing. To be … Read more#Marketing – How To Sell Your First 10 Copies!
I love writing. I love reading. I love making worlds and characters. BUT IT CAN BE A PAIN IN THE ASS! LET’S GET STARTED! I would love to tell you all that writing Second Sight: The Decay was easy. It wasn’t. In all reality out of all the projects I have ever done it was … Read more#WritingTips – How to Finish Your Novel Featuring Bob Ross!
If you have ever talked to me on social media, you know I write novels to you. I don’t type novels to get your attention. That’s just how I talk! I am a very open person when it comes to texting/direct messages. When I am in person or on the phone, I’m much less talkative. … Read more#WritingTips – Write For Yourself!
When I wrote Second Sight: The Decay I listened to music the entire time. It depended on the scene but my writing is very much guided by music. As you will see in the book there is a lot of references to music and sound. That’s for good reason. I’ve been a musician my entire … Read more#WritersLife – Listening To Music Helps You Write Better!
I am not saying all “Writing Channels” or “Writing Advice” channels are crap. But 99% of them are. I’m sure there are plenty out there that have good advice for you. However, during the beginning of writing Second Sight: The Decay I ran into a lot of bad advice. I am going to debunk some … Read more#WritersLife – YouTube “Writing Advice” Channels Are Morons!
There was originally a choose your own adventure book that I described in the previous post. It was called “The White Room” which was one of those “Trapped in a room, how do I escape?” scenarios. It was one of those books that I wrote a long time ago. It was originally called “Escape from … Read more#WritersLife – Second Sight Cut Content #1
I created the concept for Second Sight: The Decay while I was picking up a pizza. As funny as that sounds, that’s what happened. I drove up to the pizza place, and the concept popped into my head out of nowhere. “You know… a cop who goes to his childhood hometown and has hallucinations would … Read more#WritersLife – The History of Second Sight: The Decay