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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Druid Arcance urban fantasy novel

Wow… the reviews for Druid Arcane have been phenomenal! You really seemed to enjoy this installment in Colin’s story, which makes me happier than a butcher’s dog on bacon day. Thanks to everyone who left a five-star review, because seeing all those stars has made my day, every day since the book dropped. Also, Amazon mixed…

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Druid Arcane audiobook cover

Earlier today I was checking out the most recent reviews for Druid Arcane, like I always do with new releases, and I noticed a 3-star review sticking out like a sore thumb amidst all the five star reviews on the page. To be honest, a three-star review doesn’t really bother me. Of course, I don’t…

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Druid Arcane urban fantasy novel

Writing a novel is one of the most daunting tasks a writer can attempt. All those words, all those pages, not to mention handling plots and sub-plots, pacing and dialogue, character development and themes—it’s enough to make you lose your hair, and I’m somewhat of an expert on that topic. Yet, finishing a novel is…

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urban fantasy author MD Massey July 2020

Like most of you, my life has become rather monotonous during this pandemic. My daily routine lately has consisted of the following cycle: Wake Day Job Stuff Write Eat Research/Read Write Train/Teach Eat Read/Watch Netflix Sleep No complaints though, it’s a good life. Other than that, here’s what I’m up to this month… What I’m…

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