riskreward

Putting your Work into the Wild

I remember when I first told someone I was writing a book. His response? “I can’t wait to read it so I can get into your head.” I won’t lie, his answer freaked me out more than a little. I’ve also experienced the fear that my work won’t be good enough. The question, “What if people hate it,” has run its course through my head more times than I would care to admit. When one of my novels was picked up for publication, I put some of those fears aside. I mean, surely someone wouldn’t publish the book if it was complete rubbish, right? Also, I would have a professional editor to help me polish it to a brilliant shine. […]

Share
Read more

Going to When Words Collide

Today I go to When Words Collide 2016 where I will be representing my author-self and Evil Alter Ego Press. Two hats, one large head. Over the course of the weekend, I will be hosting a book social (Friday at 5 PM), sitting a panel, holding several pitch sessions and doing a signing. Those are the official tasks. Unofficially, I hope to reconnect with many of the writer friends I have out there and get new ideas for the press. Maybe even find a book or two. It will be busy, but fun, I think. I will be bringing plenty of books to sell and sign not to mention business cards to hand out. If you are going, please come […]

Share
Read more
Mik_3

The Day Has Finally Arrived

Huzzah! Today, August 1st, 2016, my newest book, Mik Murdoch: Crisis of Conscience is finally available. This book represents so many different things for me. It is the third book in my Mik Murdoch, Boy Superhero series. It is my first new book since the series was acquired by Evil Alter Ego Press AND it is my fifth novel! I’ve heard enough people say the third in the series and the fifth book are both turning points for an author. I’m eager to see if that’s true or not. 🙂 I’m not foolish enough to think it will magically change everything. Still lots of work to do on my end to promote and garner interest. If you know a reader aged seven […]

Share
Read more
1 2 3 185