November Author Update

The Morganville Vampires books

Looks like it’s time for another urban fantasy author update from yours truly. Here’s what I’m up to this month… What I’m Reading Currently I’m reading through The Morganville Vampires novels again, and I’m on Book 3, Midnight Alley. After Rachel Caine’s recent and untimely passing, I decided that the series deserved another read. Rest…

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I Call It… Book Research!

Triumph Legend TT book research

Update on Druid Master: Not much of an update this week, as all I’ve been doing is writing Druid Master and working on my bike doing book research:   View this post on Instagram   Finally got most of the mechanical issues sorted on my #triumphlegend. Finished #writing then took it out for a longer…

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Urban Fantasy Author Update for October 2020

urban fantasy author update October 2020

Hey folks, it’s time for another author update from yours truly. Here’s what I’ve been up to lately… What I’m Reading After slogging through a slush pile of recommended books (mostly from Amazon’s suggestion engine), I finally picked up Dakota Krout’s book Ritualist, the first in his popular LitRPG series. I enjoy a good LitRPG…

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My Favorite Books On Writing

books on writing

As a somewhat well-established novelist, I regularly receive requests for writing and publishing advice from aspiring authors. In some cases, those questions are from readers who have an idea for a novel, and they want my opinion on their concept. And in other cases, the requests are for writing tips, or for advice on how…

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Urban Fantasy Author Update for September 2020

Raven's Mark series quote

Dang… September snuck up on me like Click, and it’s already time for another urban fantasy author update. I have a full slate today that’s filled with writing and day job stuff, so this is going to be a very brief update. No complaints though, and for anyone out there who is struggling with joblessness,…

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Plagiarism and the Indie Author

Boromir plagiarism meme

Recently a fellow indie author reached out to discuss a manuscript he’d been working on with another author. Production had been going swimmingly, but unfortunately they’d run into a sticking point halfway through the second book in the series. You see, their main character is (or was) a female druid named McCool. This author is…

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