My Flash Fiction Journey

Since summer of 2019 I started to delve into the world of writing and submitting flash fiction.  For those who don’t know flash fiction is a short story generally no longer than 1000 words.  Each publisher defines the term differently, some places take up to 1500 words while others limit submissions to 500. Flash is... Continue Reading →

Is Self-Publishing the Future?

I touched on this a little in my earlier post about whether traditional publishers are still relevant.  Just like in the world of video games and film, the big publishers still hold a lot of power despite a large influx of independent sources. Despite being an indie author, I do appreciate the traditional route.  It... Continue Reading →

Is Traditional Publishing Relevant?

I’ve discussed both traditional and independent publishing in the past.  While I see both as viable options with heavy pros and cons, neither is really surprise to the other in my opinion.  With the sheer difficulty, for good or ill, to land an publishing contract through the top 5, I’ve wondered how relevant it is... Continue Reading →

The Truth About Independent Publishing

The world of publishing is changing.  More people are becoming authors and writers by publishing things themselves instead of going through the arduous process of traditional publishing.  People like that they can have control over their own stories and continue to own the rights.  It is also a big plus that you can get a... Continue Reading →

Why I am an Indie Author

When one does an online search of “indie author” or “self-published author,” he or she will get a slew of opinions.  Some are favorable, and some are not as favorable.  It seems the most common unfavorable views come from authors who are already published through a traditional service.  I can understand from the perspective of... Continue Reading →

Throwback Blog: Goandria

This is a re-post from 2014. What drives an 11-year-old to hammer away at the keyboard instead of going outside or playing sports?  That is something I do not understand, but I was that 11-year-old.  The world of Goandria has gone through many versions and morphed so many times, but at the same time, it... Continue Reading →

A Quick Note on Editing 

Cranking out a new plot is exciting. The characters and plot take me in directions I don't typically expect, even after months of planning. Strangely, I have started to find editing and revising to be just as satisfying. Edits make a story work, especially after feedback. It is a process that perfects a plot and... Continue Reading →

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