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  • UPDATEAD: A Work In Progress

    July 26, 2021 by

    My very first post is one of my most visited and the information from almost two years ago is outdated so here is a repost of the update. UPDATE as of 7/26/21 This pages is highly viewed and I am grateful for all who have stopped by but I want to provide an update to… Read more

  • What am I doing?

    July 25, 2021 by

    I haven’t posted as much as I would have liked due to work schedules. I’ve been more than a bit busy, but I am working on edits in my limited free time. Currently, I am working on edits to the second book of the Saga. The response to Dark Days has been overwhelmingly positing and… Read more

  • Publishing Contract

    July 17, 2021 by

    Greetings all, This post comes much later than what I wanted but I have received a contract for Just Friends. This is a novella that follows a group of friends from the time they are little until their sophomore year in college. More details will come in the months ahead but we are looking at… Read more

  • Good News Everyone

    July 7, 2021 by

    Who better to spread good news than Dr. Farnsworth? I guess anyone else who won’t give you news of impending doom but he makes me laugh and a picture like this is how I break good news to everyone. I will be making this good news announcement around noon Eastern US Time on Friday so… Read more

  • $1.94 Dark Days paperback

    July 5, 2021 by

    Have you ever purchased a new paperback for less than an eBook? Now’s your chance. Stop by Amazon and order now before the price rises. Click the link below to get you there quicker. DARK DAYS PAPERBACK

  • BookLife Review

    June 26, 2021 by

    I entered a contest with BookLife and they had some great things to say. I didn’t but that’s okay. The award isn’t as important as their words. Read what they said below. “Like The Hunger Games and Earth’s Children, Dark Days follows the adventures of a young heroine armed with intelligence, pluck, and extraordinary talents.… Read more

  • Dark Days’ eBook returns

    June 21, 2021 by

    I am happy to say that the eBook for Dark Days has returned to market for those using Nook, Kobo and Apple Books. In addition to the return, the eBook is back to $0.99 USD. This price was supposed to be just for pre-order and the release date but I am glad to see it… Read more

  • School’s Out

    June 19, 2021 by

    This year marks the 49th anniversary of Alice Cooper’s School’s out and today marks the end of the school year for students. I know my fellow teachers have mixed opinions about this school year and my role is far different now than in previous year so I didn’t have the same experience as classroom teachers.… Read more

  • Novella problems

    June 14, 2021 by

    I want to start this posting with a disclosure. I do not mean this to sound harsh, ungrateful, like I’m attacking anyone, or in any way mean to offend someone. I merely just want to provide some insight to reason why novellas may not be as developed as one might want. This post comes from… Read more

  • WIP Finished

    June 11, 2021 by

    I have been MIA these past few weeks and have posted less on all platforms due to being more than just a bit busy. Like too many American educators, I work two jobs and writing is like a third. I have been so focused on my work in progress that I have spent less time… Read more

  • Thank you!

    June 8, 2021 by

    My intention has always been to do one post a week but life has a funny way of getting extremely busy. I wanted to share an image with you all on the location of viewers to my website. In less than two years I’ve seen visitors from over 40 countries and for that I want… Read more

  • New Low Prices for Dark Days

    May 20, 2021 by

    I am extremely happy to say that Dark Days has reached a new low of $3.67 for paperback and $7.95 for hardcover. Go check it out while you still can.

  • $3.98 for Paperback

    May 18, 2021 by

    Get it now while you still can! The paperback for Dark Days is only $3.98! Please take advantage of this opportunity.

  • 5 and Under

    May 14, 2021 by

    For a short time you can get Dark Days on Paperback for under $5 and for a penny less than than the eBook.

  • Friends

    May 14, 2021 by

    There have been a lot of changes to the website lately and one that I love is my tab titled Friends. Through IG I have connected with some amazing people and among these amazing people are authors Ryan Jones, Temla Rocha, Jessica Renwick, and Melissa Roberts. Their works are simply brilliant and I encourage you… Read more

  • Teachers

    May 4, 2021 by

    In one year I have seen the public go from thanking teachers for all their hard work to blaming them for being selfish for not reopening. Teachers held the same opinions are the public. Many were in favor of reopening and many were in favor of staying virtual. But what they both had in common… Read more

  • Emotions?

    April 29, 2021 by

    I read every review that I get and I don’t take them personally or least try my best not to do so because this post may make it seem like I do. I read the reviews not to get upset but to find what I can do better. There have been two comments from professional… Read more

  • New price

    April 13, 2021 by

    Dark Days’ hardcover has dropped to $12.87 and its paperback is still hanging steady at $5.33. Go check it out while the price is low!

  • Social Media

    April 11, 2021 by

    Over the course of the break I have decided to join Reddit and TikTok. Come follow me on those platforms if you like. There’s not a lot of content yet but I will be working on adding more. Reddit: author_dw_saur

  • New Price!

    April 8, 2021 by

    Get the paperback of Dark Days for almost as cheap as the eBook! Go check it out! You won’t regret it.

  • $6.87

    April 2, 2021 by

    Dark Days has reach a new price low its paperback. Paperback is now $6.87

  • 57% and more off

    March 30, 2021 by

    Dark Days has seen another price drop. You can save anywhere from 57% to 95%. Now is the time to buy before the prices rise again.

  • Wish Me Luck and an Update

    March 29, 2021 by

    A lot has happened already this week. I have entered Dark Days in a couple more contests so that brings this year up to 5 that I will be waiting to hear back from. I believe that the earliest I will hear back is September. I have also started the query process for Just Friends.… Read more

  • 100 and over 50% off

    March 25, 2021 by

    100th post! Writing has forced me to step out of my comfort zone and participate in social media as well as blogging. Never thought I would post a single blog much less 100. Besides tooting my on horn for making a 100th post, the paperback for Dark Days is now 51% off and the hardcover… Read more

  • Maya’s story

    March 21, 2021 by

    *disclosure: this post may seem a bit disorganized and more of a rant* The feedback for Dark Days has been extremely positive and readers are loving Maya. In short the general consensus is that she is a strong and unique female protagonist. Maya’s story started about a decade ago after reading a lot of YA… Read more

  • Finally complete

    March 20, 2021 by

    Several years ago I started my on quest to build my ideal office. I have worked multiple jobs since then and did my research while saving. It took some time but piece by piece I got everything that I wanted and yesterday I added the Secret Lab Titan XL chair to finish the office. I… Read more

  • 50% off

    March 14, 2021 by

    Hardcover for Dark Days is now 50% off and almost as cheap as the paperback. Go check it out.

  • Thank you!

    March 8, 2021 by

    The price for Dark days has taken another drop. Paperback is now its lowest and hardcover is back down. Check it out on Amazon!

  • The best just got better!

    March 4, 2021 by

    Dark Days has seen another drop to its paperback price. It is now just $11.45! Ebook is still just $0.99 so grab one or both.

  • Still Waiting

    March 1, 2021 by

    It has been just over six weeks and I haven’t heard back from the query for Just Friends. I am still hopeful but I have started t he process of querying other companies. Here’s hoping I will have good news soon.

  • Best price thus far!

    February 25, 2021 by

    Dark Days has seen another price drop and this time it is for both the hardcover and the paperback. Spread the word and pick up a good book for a low price!

  • Price Drop!

    February 24, 2021 by

    Dark Days has seen another price drop but this time it is for the hardcover Hardcover is currently down 42% for a cost of $16.17 and the paperback is $14.23 Ebook is still just $0.99

  • Waiting

    February 23, 2021 by

    I am four days away from the six week deadline from a query response. The publisher will rename nameless and I still could hear from them in the course of the next few days but the wait is brutal. I admit that I am more than nervous that the result will be a no. This… Read more

  • Dark Day Price Drop Round 3

    February 19, 2021 by

    Greetings all! I am pleased to announce that Dark Days has seen another price drop but for its Paperback this time. I always announce price drops and have gotten a lot of questions about why I care so much about them. The main concern behind all the questions deals with the price drop cutting into… Read more

  • NEW WIP

    February 18, 2021 by

    After my virtual kick in the pants I have decided to start a new story. For the most part I find it hard to determine which category my works belong in because I can span some years with each story. This story is bordering YA and New Adult but here’s hoping the publisher will make… Read more

  • Price Drop (again)

    February 17, 2021 by

    Dark Days has seen another price drop in the hardcover and paperback. Hardcover is down 35% and Paperback is down 19%. Ebook is still just 0.99. Go check it out and leave a review letting me know what you think.

  • Moving on Up

    February 15, 2021 by

    Dark Days is still on sale and has received its 18th review. Amazon took down two so far which is always disappointing but can’t let that hold me down. Here’s to 18 and here’s hoping for many more to come. Thank you to all who read this and have supported Dark Days.

  • Price Drop!

    February 10, 2021 by

    For the second day in a row Dark Days has had a price drop on Amazon! Go check it out! Ebook is still just $0.99 Paperback for a limited time is $16.14 Hardcover is $19.30

  • Blast From My Past

    February 9, 2021 by

    Today I was gifted Age of Empires III. My buddies and I used to play these games all the time back in high school. I played many of them but not all the versions so getting this one with new countries was pretty awesome. While I write I do break gaming breaks so this is… Read more

  • New Award Part II

    February 6, 2021 by

    I decided to break this post up into 2 parts because I don’t want the awards to get lost in the mix because each one is an achievement. In addition to being a finalist in Science Fiction/Fantasy, I got notification that Dark Days was a finalist in the Feather Quill Book awards for Teens (13-18).… Read more

  • New Award Part I

    February 6, 2021 by

    Today I got notification that Dark Days was a finalist in the Feather Quill Book awards for Science Fiction/Fantasy. With each award I am more and more thrilled and as equally as shocked.

  • Cosplay law

    February 1, 2021 by

    I saw a post on a potential law proposed in Japan on cosplay could be considered copywrite infringement. When I created Maya and the realm of Sori one of my thoughts was about how awesome it would be to see people dressing up as Maya. Seeing her sword come to life would be spectacular. The… Read more

  • Scream

    January 31, 2021 by

    I had a rare weekend off and spent a good part of it watching the Scream series. It has been over 20 years since I saw the first one and I never saw the fourth so I figure it would be worth a trip down memory lane and decided relax a bit. Overall it was… Read more

  • Waiting

    January 30, 2021 by

    Waiting on query responses is perhaps one of the hardest things to do. Here’s hoping that I hear something this week.

  • Title Reveal

    January 18, 2021 by

    Up until now I have kept a lid on the titles for my latest works-in-progress. I thought today would be a good day for their reveal but keep in mind that depending on publisher the titles could change. Just Friends is a young adult novella that focuses on a group of 4 childhood friends and… Read more

  • Metal Reaction Videos

    January 18, 2021 by

    I have seen a few metal music reaction videos by people who don’t listen to metal and the reactions have been positive. Some of the reactions were by people who are in the music field in some compacity and some have been from just average joes. All the reactions made me want to say, “Now… Read more

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