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  • 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

  • Query Sent

    January 16, 2021 by

    I have researched this one specific publisher and have send my new YA novella off for evaluation. I am not providing a name yet because I don’t want to get my hopes up. I believe that this publisher could be the home for my writing. They publish children’s, YA, New Adult, Adult, Short Stories and… Read more

  • Updates

    January 13, 2021 by

    Greetings all, My amazing editor has finished my first YA novella I am going give many details but I am very excited about it. I am going to start the query process this week with the overall goal of finding a company that will be my home for Young Adult, New adult, and children’s books.… Read more

  • R.I.P.

    January 11, 2021 by

    Last week we learned that Alexi Laiho of Children of Bodom passed away. It is another one of the metal greats that was taken too soon. I was semi-late to the COB world and have only listened to them for the past 15 years or so. One of the newest that is a frequently played… Read more

  • WIP and Blog Goals

    January 9, 2021 by

    I have finished my first round of edits to my first New Adult Novella. I am going to do either one or two more rounds before sending it off to my editor and then its submission time. Last year I was given a goal of writing at least one blog a week. On average I… Read more

  • A New Year

    January 9, 2021 by

    2021 has not been off to a great start in America. Covid-19 increases and internal turmoil are dominating the news. I have lots of feelings about both subjects but in short I would have never have imagined that we as a country would be in the shape that we are currently in.

  • Happy ____________

    December 25, 2020 by

    Wishing you a Happy ____________ whatever you are enjoying right now. Stay safe and enjoy today.

  • New Genre Addition

    December 23, 2020 by

    I have updated the website with a New Adult section for my current WIP. Go check it out and get a hint about the topic of my new WIP.

  • Error

    December 22, 2020 by

    In the picture I had previously placed a 5 star Literary Titan seal, but that was a mistake. I received a 4 star rating from LT.

  • Award Winner

    December 11, 2020 by

    Dark Days won a Royal DragonFly award in the categories of Young Adult Fiction and Science Fiction/Fantasy. Growing up I would have never thought that I would have won an award for writing and now the total is 3. Despite all the bad of 2020 things have been going well for the writing career. Metal… Read more

  • Another Reason for being thankful

    November 30, 2020 by

    It has been over a year since I launched this website and though I wish I had the ability to make it better, I think I did a good job considering I don’t specialize in website design. Since it is the season of thanks, I am grateful to have over a thousand views from all… Read more

  • American Thanksgiving

    November 24, 2020 by

    Thanksgiving 2020 is going to be different for a lot of us in America. As many struggle to find what they are thankful for I have plenty. I am fortunate that in both my jobs I am considered an essential employee and that I never missed a day of work. I am fortunate to have… Read more

  • A New Genre

    November 24, 2020 by

    I have written Children’s, Adult, Young Adult and now I am taking on New Adult. In addition to New Adult, I am taking on Historical Fiction. This is yet again another work that was started years ago but placed on hold due to Dark Days. I am not sure how things well pan out for… Read more

  • One Month Part II

    November 24, 2020 by

    This past month has gotten away from me and I have failed to do a weekly post. Since the release of Dark Days I have working both jobs and writing in the limited free time that I have. What have a been writing? It’s a YA light-romance novella. It was a work that I started… Read more

  • One Month

    November 24, 2020 by

    Dark Days has been out for almost a month. The reviews are starting to come in and the response is positive. There conversations with readers has started and I am enjoying every minute of it. So far everyone is wanting a sequel.

  • Book Birthday

    October 30, 2020 by

    Today marks the release of Dark Days. So far the response has been awesome! Here’s to reading more reviews and to the next step in the journey.

  • 1 More Day

    October 29, 2020 by

    Tomorrow is the big day! Dark Days officially hits the selves! Remember to take advantage of the $0.99 deal for the eBook.

  • 2 More Days

    October 28, 2020 by

    We are two days away from the release of Dark Days. The eBook is on sale for 99 cents for the next three days. It will go to full price on October 31st.

  • 7 Days

    October 23, 2020 by

    We are 7 days from the release of Dark Days. The window for getting the eBook for a cheap price is closing. You have from now and until the day of release to purchase the eBook for 99 Cents. The day after release it will rise to its regular price. Go here for more: Dark… Read more

  • Kirkus Review

    October 16, 2020 by

    Dark Days was selected to among the 10% of Indie books to be featured in this month’s magazine. It is hard to explain the feeling that I got when I say the email. To impress Kirkus with Dark Days is one thing and then to have that impression be enough to earn a featured spot… Read more

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