Cross-Writing Genres

When we begin the setup for publishing a book on Amazon we are asked which genre best represents the story. Quirni is definitely Science Fiction because it takes place in the future on a far away planet. There are space ships and space travel. The first thing Erica does is get off of a space … Continue reading Cross-Writing Genres

Eljay’s Promise is Available Now

Eljay's Promise is now Available on Amazon through the Kindle App! Book 4 of the Quirni series is out for your reading pleasure! Eljay's Promise has gone through a few name changes. It was originally The BMC, a name you would recognize if you are familiar with the story on Fiction Press. Eljay's Promise begins directly after … Continue reading Eljay’s Promise is Available Now

Editing Alone

I find the hardest thing to do when writing is to see my own problems. It helps to edit with another person but when I'm writing and editing alone, I have procedures I follow to help me see what needs to be changed. The most helpful thing I do is to take time between writing and editing. … Continue reading Editing Alone

To Amazon or Not to Amazon

We are releasing the "Quirni" novels to Amazon as e-books. That is a form of self-publishing and most readers should be suspect of quality when purchasing a self-published book. I am, yet I have chosen to go this route. Prior to posting "Quirni" on Fiction Press, traditional publishing was an option. Once I posted, it … Continue reading To Amazon or Not to Amazon

Everyone Loves Science Fiction

I asked my coworkers, a few dozen people, what kind of books they like to read and they almost always say Mystery, Suspense, or Romance. When I ask how often they read Science Fiction or Fantasy, they say they don't. They never read it. I am confused. Weren't they talking about to the Hunger Games, … Continue reading Everyone Loves Science Fiction

Editing for Kindle

One of the most challenging things to manage when working, writing, editing, and publishing, is what to edit, and what to leave behind because we want to get it out there and clean for everyone to read and enjoy. The first time Quirni was published for Fiction Press, we went over it, but it wasn't … Continue reading Editing for Kindle

To Those Who Would Share a World

Quirni is a world created by the mind of a thirteen-year-old girl. Thirty years on, the world became an escape for a mother. The thirteen year old girl had grown, married, had two children, and gotten sick, barely able to walk. After a year of seeing various kinds of medical professionals with no prospect of … Continue reading To Those Who Would Share a World

The Release of Quirni: Nigh

Nigh is now on Amazon To all of our wonderful followers and those just skimming for books, Nigh is out! Editing Nigh from Enzus on Fiction Press has been an adventure worth taking! The differences are pretty major. During our editing of Nigh we improved the flow of the story, added new chapters, and new content. We … Continue reading The Release of Quirni: Nigh

The Past of Quirni: The Marrilian

With the second of the Quirni series almost ready to publish on Kindle with Quirni: The Marrilian, to be released sometime in fall or early winter, I would like to share what this story used to look like. Quirni was originally written just for pleasure, and the first book was the first three novels. That first massive book was … Continue reading The Past of Quirni: The Marrilian