Tag: self-publishing

Introducing the New Eternity’s Empire – Available Now!

Introducing the New Eternity’s Empire – Available Now!

Back in May, I announced some changes for the Eternity’s Empire series. While I’ve always enjoyed letting the story grow and change according to what feels best, I can’t ignore that its original incarnation was a genre onion. To some extent, perhaps it always will be. But in this case, the inconsistencies in the early …

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What Makes a Good Story?

What Makes a Good Story?

What makes a good story? Ask twenty different readers and you might get twenty different answers. Patterns usually start to emerge, though. Certain elements tend to draw people to stories, though the most important element will vary among individuals. Readers like stories with interesting characters they can connect to and identify with. They like exciting …

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How Studying Plot Structure Makes Editing Smoother

How Studying Plot Structure Makes Editing Smoother

I’ve spent a lot of time talking about the nitty gritty, dirty nitpicking involved with the editing process. One of the first things people think of when they sit down to edit something they’ve written is proofreading and line editing. And it’s true that choosing the right words and making sure you have them in …

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Soul of the Sun Project Update

Soul of the Sun Project Update

I mentioned a couple weeks ago that I was starting a new project. Logically, it follows that I’m also wrapping up a current project to make way for the new one. It’s been over a year since I discussed my Celestial Serenade space opera in detail. Time has flown so quickly since I resumed working …

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What Does Writing Look Like To You?

What Does Writing Look Like To You?

Sometimes, I wonder what people think of me. I’m sure I strike an odd sight. I spend a lot of time parked in front of my computer screen, reading over or adding to strange documents. My secondary screen holds a smattering of digital post-it-notes. They often grow out of control before I cull their numbers. …

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