It’s Been a While–But I’m Still Here & Still Writing

It has been a while since I’ve posted. Most of you know my wife and I had our baby girl back in September and life has been a lot busier since. I wanted to let you all know a few updates. First, since baby Elora has made her way into the world, I am a… Continue Reading It’s Been a While–But I’m Still Here & Still Writing

“Hellas and the Theohedron” Nearing Publication

Hello Everyone. It’s been a long time coming, but book III of my Ouranic Histories: Echo and the Malachim novel series is almost available. Below I’d like to share with you some of the process in getting book III “Hellas and the Theohedron” written and published. I’d want to focus on 3 things pertaining to… Continue Reading “Hellas and the Theohedron” Nearing Publication

Submission Guidelines for Createspace-Interior

I am in the process of getting my third novel and my first non-fiction book on published. My preparation of the non-fiction book for publication is my third go around. Previously, I had graphics design artists do the formatting for the cover while I did the formatting for the interior. This time around, I have… Continue Reading Submission Guidelines for Createspace-Interior

Using Synonyms in Book III “Hellas and the Theohedron”

Synonyms are alternate names for the same thing. I teach technology classes in my local library. When I teach on mobile devices and cell phones, we use the common term “app.” In the class I ask them to define what an “app” is. Usually after a few guesses, I break it down. App is an… Continue Reading Using Synonyms in Book III “Hellas and the Theohedron”

The Making of Book III: Thoughts from the Author

The idea for each of my books is to take place in the major empires/civilizations that Western Civilization has descended from. I try to write each character through the lens of their world view and to consider the effects of politics on their lives. Additionally, I have placed supernatural beings (Ouranic and Exiled Heavenlies), or… Continue Reading The Making of Book III: Thoughts from the Author

Final Stretch of Prepping Book III for Publication

It’s been a long time coming. Book three is nearing its time for publication. Obviously the biggest part of getting a book published is writing it. But after that, there are still more things to get in line before you hold your final product up in victorious pride for your achievement. After publishing my first… Continue Reading Final Stretch of Prepping Book III for Publication

22 Laws of Marketing Pt. 1

I listen to a lot of podcasts. I think I’m subscribed to about 10 weekly podcasts. They range from leadership and personal development to how to have a business from self-publishing. During one of the podcasts, The Tim Ferriss Show, a particular book was recommended. Tim believes that anyone with a serious interest in marketing… Continue Reading 22 Laws of Marketing Pt. 1

Time Blocking and the Pomodoro Technique Revisited

As a creative artist who works on his own time, I have found that it is very important to manage my time well. Otherwise, I’ll try to do too many projects as the spirit wills and never get anything done. Any given time, I am working on upwards to 10 writing projects. How do I do… Continue Reading Time Blocking and the Pomodoro Technique Revisited