Monthly Archives: November 2013

AARC

With great pleasure (and a modicum of relief), the second rewrite of “What Now?” is complete.

I now enter the final “cool down” period before a last run-through for any missed edits and remaining “tightening”.  After that, it’s time to … Read the rest

I find your writing highly illogical

I’m about two-thirds complete with the second rewrite.  This is the fun part.

The first rewrite is mainly basic editing (grammar, sentence structure) and clean-up (confusing or excessive dialog, shifting segments around).  That’s pure grind-it-out work.  The second rewrite is … Read the rest

When is an end not the end?

When there’s an epilogue.

I have been battling (with myself) over whether to add an epilogue to the finale of my trilogy.  It was a battle that was completely over.  I had the epilogue written and appropriately placed behind the … Read the rest

Boy, we sure love free stuff!

We just can’t get enough!

My campaign kicked off last Friday on Goodreads, offering a giveaway for copies of the first novel in the Jeremy Shuttle Adventures trilogy, “What if?”.  This will be followed by a similar offer on the … Read the rest

Kicking off the first promotion

Beginning today, the first of my book promotions start.  In anticipation of the release of the final book in the Jeremy Shuttle Adventures trilogy, “What Now?”, I will be running consecutive monthly promotions through Goodreads, an online community that shares … Read the rest

Watch out!

It’s the first line from my first book:  “Whoa there, little guy.  Watch out where you’re going.”  It’s only just recently I noticed this applies to me as I do my daily walk.

The path I take around my area … Read the rest

Laptop, thy name is error!

We’re waist deep into editing and rewriting now and one thing is painfully clear about Book Three:  Man, I made a ton of typing errors.

By now, you’re all familiar with my process.  Bring the laptop to the beach, type … Read the rest