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The Mystical Island Trilogy Boxset is on Sale Now!

The Mystical Island Trilogy Boxset is on Sale Now!

When a mysterious island appears off the coast of San Francisco, two intrepid academics risk everything to discover its secrets. Catilen Taylor has struggled all her life with the ability to sense others’ emotions. Damian Cooke studies an ancient art he calls ‘magic.’ The island boasts an idyllic retreat, ruled by the enigmatic Sentomoru, who …

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What’s Coming Up in 2018?

What’s Coming Up in 2018?

Welcome to the new year everyone! I’ve already talked about my goals for this year, but I figured I should follow up with a release schedule. It’s always good to know what’s coming, and I’ve been bad about this in past years (sorry about that). Last year, I tried to release something every month. And …

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2018 Is Here!

2018 Is Here!

2017 was a good year. I did a lot of things I wanted to do, some things I never expected to do, and learned how to move forward on my path, both professionally and personally. Every time something good happened this year, I wrote it on a scrap of paper and slid it into my …

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Don’t Allow Fear to Influence Your Story

Don’t Allow Fear to Influence Your Story

I’ve noticed a disturbing trend among video game plots lately. Writers start down a path, digging their fingers into the dirt and grime of untouched territory, only to pull back at the last moment. What starts as a journey toward an unconventional ending always ends the same; safely, with the outcome everyone expects. It’s frustrating. …

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The Productivity Roadblock

The Productivity Roadblock

I’ve been asked a lot lately how to get started writing novels. Which is cool, because people must think I know what I’m doing. My advice is almost always the same; when you first start out, there’s value in writing every day. You need to build some kind of writing discipline, a dedicated writing habit. …

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Sea of Twisted Souls – But What of the Lovers?

Sea of Twisted Souls – But What of the Lovers?

When Damian left San Francisco to explore the strange island which appeared off its coast, he never imagined he’d be caught in a life-long rivalry with Sentomoru, the islands enigmatic ruler. But of course, the trilogy’s central conflict can’t be forgotten. It’s time to resolve it – once and for all. My co-author and I …

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Sea of Twisted Souls – How Did the Cover Come About?

Sea of Twisted Souls – How Did the Cover Come About?

Today’s the big day! Release day! Now the trilogy is complete (again)! I hope you’ll take a look at the Mystical Island paperbacks and consider adding them to your collection. Today, I’d like to talk about the final book’s cover. Like the title, the Sea of Twisted Souls cover gave me more trouble than the …

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