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    The Redcoats are Coming!

    If you are a devotee of the historical-fiction genre then you would find no better example than Jeff Shaara’s Two Novels of the Revolutionary War. For those among you unacquainted with this author, he specializes in American war history. This…

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    The Kindness of Strangers

    Why it is so hard to self-publish and earn money on a book?  I’ve heard so many numbers, I’m not sure what to think. This is one of the reader questions submitted for this month.  It seems like a simple…

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    A Look in the Mirror

    Reflecting on your own perspectives on writing and your life as a writer I feel like we can’t have a month where we talk about perspectives on writing without challenging ourselves about our own perspectives on our writing and our…

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    Risky Self-Publishing?

    While I was busy pounding away at my keyboard in the hopes my work will be done on time, a friend of mine called me.  We have spent years being the type of people who like to  ask questions and…

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    Book Signing Advice

    I recently had a book signing for one of my books.  This was when taken into context, a success.  Over the course of about 3 hours, I was able to connect and re-connect with at least 100 readers.  To me,…

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    The Art of Songwriting

    What every writer can learn from a songwriter’s process It’s interesting that no matter how much our blog tries to be broad in its scope and appeal, we inevitably end up catering much of our commentary and advice to novelists.…