I’ve been away from writing new work for a while and it is weighing heavily on me. I haven’t added any words to Scouts 2, Jack Kane 2 or anything on Wattpad. Why? Cause I’m a publisher now too. You probably already know this but, my partner Jeffrey Hite and I started the press, Evil Alter Ego Press (EAEP) just over a year ago. Last year we published three books. This year it will be more (four in the next four months or so). Granted, three of those books were previously printed by another publisher but we still need to go through all the right steps to ensure quality books come out the other end. That means editing, proofing, layout and […]Read more
This section contains new books and reviews of books I’ve read.
The acquisition of my books by Evil Alter Ego Press (EAEP) means I can’t quite focus on new writing. At least, not yet. Every book, published or unpublished, has errors in it. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a book without a few. That being said, EAEP wants to put out the best product possible. That means more time put into reviewing/revising. New layout. New cover. All that good stuff. Fortunately, I have some wonderful people working with me on all of that. The refreshed cover for the first book is complete and I have word-police sifting through the book as we speak. I expect the resulting product to be glorious. You may say, “But the new cover looks like […]Read more
When I was in grade school I read everything. Or, at least, I tried to read everything. When I got to the “Classics” like Moby Dick, Three Musketeers, Don Juan and many others, I just couldn’t get through them. The language was too dense and odd to my teenage eye. Recently I started reading Dracula. I had nothing else to read at the time and decided to fight my way through it if for no other reason than to say I’d done it. I can now see why some people gravitate to the “Classics”. The language is rich, the characters are proper and polite and the detail makes the prose extremely vivid. You feel like you know the characters when […]Read more