Found last year in a used bookstore, “The Ragged Astronauts” caught my attention because its author, the Irish writer Bob Shaw, was responsible for the seminal sf short story Light of Other Days (which you can read here). I had never read any of Shaw’s novels, and the cover of “The […]
“I am looking for someone to share in an adventure that I am arranging, and it’s very difficult to find anyone.” –Gandalf, An Unexpected Party, The Hobbit What follows is an AAR of a solo game of Lord of the Rings: The Card Game.
After a year of questioning my desire and dedication to writing, it is time than to get back to the business. I am launching the planning phase of a series of fantasy/steampunk series of novels. The planning will consist of a) world building and b) detailed outlining. I expect this planning […]
Lord Bart and the Leagues of SIP and ALE is just about ready to go. I’m hoping to have it ready in a variety of formats by mid-May. And — I am happy to offer free advance reader copies to anyone who believes they can a) put it at the […]
My four-years-in-the-making novel is finally ready to enter the gaping maw of eBook self-publishing, likely never to be heard from again.* Last week I completed one final round of minor edits and proclaimed the damn thing finished. I’m not changing another word (barring undiscovered typos). Why did this take four […]
My Kindle Scout campaign has wrapped up — and now I get to sit back and (anxiously) wait for an answer from Amazon editors. But yea or nay, it was a great 30 days. The campaign culminated on Wednesday, 1/6/15, when the bloggers at Out of the Park Developments published […]
The Kindle Scout campaign for my novel has now entered its second week. Week One was fairly successful because during most of that time my book was highlighted in the “Hot and Trending” category. I’ve never been hot and trending on the internet before. In fact, I’ve never been hot and trending […]
Friends, I ask for a favor that should only take a minute or two of your time. My novel, “Lord Bart and the Leagues of SIP and ALE,” is now entered in Amazon’s “Kindle Scout” program — and I need you to nominate it. How does it work? The Kindle […]