My birthday is almost here. To celebrate, I'm getting you something. My birthday is coming up in October! To say thank you for joining me on this journey, I'm doing a number of giveaways available exclusively to subscribers to my newsletter. Not a subscriber? Sign up before October to be entered in this giveaway! What will you… Continue reading It’s Time for a (Birthday) Giveaway!
Kill your darlings, they say. Every writer has at least heard the phrase, and the interpretations of what it really means vary from deleting a favorite phrase to an entire beat or event. Those darlings aren't what we'll focus on in this post, however. Today, we're talking murder---actual, literary murder. In literature as in life, people die. George… Continue reading Murder! The Literarily Literal
It hasn't been especially long since I've provided an update on the series, but there have definitely been a few developments in the EMPATHY sci-fi saga, so let's explore! Audiobooks! I'm working on it, trust me. After feedback from a number of people at WisCon in May, it seems there really is a decent demand… Continue reading EMPATHY Series – June Updates
In this listener-feedback-fueled episode, co-hosts r.r. and Sione explore prologues and epilogues: what they are, how they're different from first and last chapters, and how we can write them effectively.
Velvet Panic recently hosted Mourning Dove to commemorate the kick off of book two in the EMPATHY sci-fi saga. Thanks to Velvet Panic for hosting this post! If you still need to get your hands on either of the first two installments in the EMPATHY series, you can find them below. Imminent Dawn Amazon | Barnes & Noble | NineStar Press | Kobo | Smashwords| Goodreads | Author… Continue reading Mourning Dove featured on Velvet Panic
Surfs up, folks! Hang ten with co-hosts r.r. campbell and Sione Aeschliman as they explore what inciting incidents are, why they're important, the shapes they take, and how to write them effectively.
The almighty 'Zon has seen fit to put paperback copies of Mourning Dove on sale for only $10.43. That's more than 40% off the cover price of $17.99! Get in on this deal before it expires here, and don't forget to nab a copy of book one in the series, Imminent Dawn, while you're at it! You can find these… Continue reading What a Deal! Mourning Dove Paperbacks 40+% Off!
G1NBC of Livingston County, Michigan recently featured me and the EMPATHY series in this interview on their site! Over the course of our conversation, I dive into the challenges I faced while writing Mourning Dove, and what led me to writing in the first place. You can learn all about Mourning Dove and book one in the EMPATHY… Continue reading Author’s Angle: Mourning Dove and R.R. Campbell on G1NBC
Memoirist and cinephile Dave Watson compares and contrasts writing a memoir with writing a work of fiction. Have you ever been curious about what it takes to write a memoir? This episode's for you!
The release week buzz continues with this feature of Mourning Dove over on the blog of author H.A. Lynn. In this one, we get both an overview of the book and an excerpt from chapter twenty-one! So what are you waiting for? Read the excerpt at the link above. Still need to get your hands on either Imminent Dawn or Mourning Dove?… Continue reading Author H.A. Lynn Hosts Mourning Dove