By accident, I discovered a writing app pitched as the best alternative to Scrivener called LivingWriter. I’ve been using Scrivener for a while now, and after being initially overwhelmed by all its features, I found myself liking the aspects of the software that I chose to use. That said, its interface is dated, and switchingContinue reading “I Tried LivingWriter… Will it Replace Scrivener?”
Okay, well, 2020 was an interesting year. Soon after the release of my second novel, Not Dressed, there was a global pandemic, and many of us went in lockdown. While this sounds like prime opportunity to do a lot of writing, in reality, it took me a long time to get “in the zone.” Eventually,Continue reading “‘Not Awkward’ is coming on August 24!”
Two years ago today, my first novel, Not Famous, was published. It’s hard to even think about it as a two-year-old novel when it actually took more than seven years to complete from first inception to publication. But, yes, it has been two years since Not Famous was made available to the public. The tremendousContinue reading “Not Famous… Two Years Later”
Earlier this month I was made aware of a Spotify playlist that had been created by a reader of Not Famous. I checked it out and was very impressed by it. I asked @lit_tracks0 about the process of creating the playlist. “While I’m reading a book I’ll start to get inklings of music I’m associatingContinue reading “A Playlist for ‘Not Famous’”
Okay, well, it’s been a while since I’ve added anything to this blog, so I’ve decided it’s time for an update. The biggest thing going on right now is that I am working on my third novel. I planned to start it not long after Not Dressed was released, but I needed time to thinkContinue reading “Working on Novel #3”
After finishing my first novel, Not Famous, it was difficult to get my head out of the world I’d just created, and it was sad to leave those characters. I used to say that I could have made the novel twice or three times a large because of how much I wanted to explore thoseContinue reading “Sequels aren’t my thing, but…”
One year ago today, my first novel, Not Famous, was published. It was the end of a seven-year journey from its original conception. Prior to this, writing a novel was always something I thought about doing but never expected to. Forget all the stuff about publishing is a tough business and it being difficult toContinue reading “Not Famous… A Year Later”
Okay, let me be the first to say that I’m probably not the correct person to ask for advice on novel-writing. But, as someone on the verge of publishing his second novel, I’ve been asked for advice by emerging indie authors and figured I should really sit and think about what works for me, andContinue reading “My Rules For Writing A Novel”
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