Setting as context

Setting is a difficult thing for many writers. It has certainly been my Achilles heel in some of my work, though I like to think I grow with each story. I've been thinking about it recently, and I think that one of the best ways of thinking about setting in your novel or short story... Continue Reading →

Paperback Publishing: KDP vs Createspace

Today I'm going to talk about my experiences publishing paperback books through KDP Select's new paperback platform, versus my experience with Createspace. First of all, let's talk about the platforms. For a long time, Createspace was the only game in town when it came to independent on-demand publishing. This made it possible for self-published authors... Continue Reading →

Pushing boundaries

Recently, a friend and I were discussing trends in storytelling. We were talking about how, for a while, zombies were the "it" thing to write or make shows and movies about. She argued that now, the "it" thing was exemplified by shows like Westworld. I'll admit that I haven't watched Westworld yet, but I'll take her... Continue Reading →

MystiCon – A recap

This was a profoundly interesting weekend. MystiCon 2017 was my first time at a conference/convention as a panelist. I really, really enjoyed being able to talk about some of the many interests that shape my writing to a crowd. It also generated some cool thoughts and ideas that may turn into blogposts! That's always exciting... Continue Reading →

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