I like to read old books, really old books. I like to read old stuff that's in the creative common's and it's free online, and I like to listen to books while I drive, and I like to read online, and in print, but what are the differences between these types of publication? I can … Continue reading A Comparison of Print, Digital, and Audio Books.
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
There used to be an ad on TV with the catch phrase 'Reading is Fundamental'. I agree. It is fundamental to improving a person's lifestyle. It is also fundamental for improving an author's writing. I'm not talking about reading someone else's work to glean the trends of the day, which is often cited as a reason … Continue reading A Critical Eye
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
I could not read as much as I do today in years past. My writing wasn't as good because of that. The art of writing hinges on reading. The inspiration garnered from new ideas, fresh views, and understanding each other comes, in great part, from reading. Now I read all the time but not just … Continue reading Words on Paper
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