Exercise: Pitch It

If you’re going to run a marathon, you probably start out doing basic, small runs and work your way up. Same thing if you’re doing MMA, or any other physical activity. It’s also what you probably do if you’re an artist: you start working on quick sketches and build up. Writing exercises are like those… Continue reading Exercise: Pitch It

General, recaps

A Project Announcement

I am super excited. If you've been following me for a while, you might have noticed that I've mentioned a couple of times that I had a project I wanted to start showing off in July. Although that initial timeline ultimately didn't go as planned, I'm finally at a point where I can tell you… Continue reading A Project Announcement


Crimson and Gold: Descriptions and Teasers

I'm so excited for January when I'll be releasing Crimson and Gold. Although it's only a short, it's still taken a lot of work to get to this point, and now that I have my cover (and the above teaser) officially set and ready to go, it's even more real now than before. There are… Continue reading Crimson and Gold: Descriptions and Teasers

books, writing

Creating a Launch Plan

One of the most daunting tasks I've faced so far with Crimson and Gold is figuring out how to share it with readers. It's a little too long for most short story markets, and longer than I want to post here. The story itself doesn't fit into a serialization either. That leaves few options, of… Continue reading Creating a Launch Plan

Stories, writing

Publishing In the Internet Era

With the ease of self-publishing and the changes in how readers can get access to the stories they love, there are more and more questions to what exactly counts as 'published'. Although it might seem like a no-brainer that anything put out for sale is considered published, it goes a little bit farther than that… Continue reading Publishing In the Internet Era