Tag: novel writing
Year Zero: From Concept to Conclusion. Part 1 of I’ve no clue.
Sorry I’ve been away for a bit. Crunch time with the book launch date six weeks away and all. Anyway, what I thought I’d talk about over the next few posts is how Year Zero came to exist, and where the characters came from. Some of it may be information I’ve divulged elsewhere, and I’m… Read More ›
The Editing Process, Or Hurry Up And Wait.
I’ve talked a little about my experience in the world of self-publishing. Most of it is in a big picture kind of way. So, I thought it might be fun to get a little more specific and talk about editing. Well, maybe not fun, but at least informative. Because if you’ve diligently had butt in… Read More ›
Just a quick note to let you know that I have started writing book two of the Revolution’s Children Trilogy. I’m in a waiting period as I get a copyedit done, and approach a meeting with my cover artists. And writers gotta write. I’m hopeful for a November or December release, but with dev editing,… Read More ›
One or Two Things I’ve Learned About Self-Publishing.
First things first. I’m not an expert. Hell, I’ve never even taken an official writing class. I’m just this guy in New Hampshire with a brilliant wife, an awesome musically talented teenage son, and the world’s cutest dog who has happened to finally, finally, finally finish writing a novel. It’s not even the book I… Read More ›
A Few Random Thoughts About Writing
Here are a couple of random facts about how I write, both in general, and specific to Year Zero: I have to be dressed for the day first. That includes wearing shoes. I can’t write barefoot or in slippers. Yeah, it’s weird but it works for me. I am a combo planner and pantser. I… Read More ›
First Chapter of Year Zero
One No law respecting the established religion, prohibiting its free and compulsory practice may be passed. All citizens free or otherwise are responsible for their speech, as is the press. The Board may sanction the people, or the press should they choose to malign The Corporation or its representatives in print, thought, word, or… Read More ›