What Really Frightens You, Too

What Really Frightens You, Too: We Double Dare You to Find Out by Richard W Haines My rating: 4 of 5 stars Once again Richard W. Haines has sent me a fun book to read. Although this does feature a few...

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2016

It hardly seems like 2016 should be coming to a close.  Although, it feels like 2016 has been one hell of a long ride. Creativity wise, it's been a poor year for me.  No matter how much I re-charge my...

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Harmonious Disaster #poetry

Awoken by tragedy Sleep refusing to return Eyes heavy with the morning sun The nights run together The days fade away And you disappear like smoke from a flame These wounds still bleed When they are scratched My harmonious disaster is still intact Buried deep within my bones

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Disappointment #poetry

Waking up With the hollow feeling of disappointment Rattling around in my heart It gnaws at my happiness And slowly eradicates it Maybe I should just accept My station in life At my peak I was nothing more than a sham A head full of ideas And thoughts of...

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The Struggle #poetry

When every day Is a struggle to create Mired down in the muck Of self loathing and hate My creativity sometimes just suffocates Nobody will ever understand How hard it is to move my hand To write the words Or make that picture Nobody seems to care That every...

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The Price of Magic: WIP

  I finally did it.  I sat down and I have a draft in a notebook of this book that I've been trying to write for the last two years.  It took writing half-finished stories, two years, and some clarity...

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So you wrote a book, now what: Distribution

And here we are at the last part of my blog tutorial.  Distribution is not the same thing as “publishing” although a lot of these places say “publish with us and distribute here”.   Most of these places are going...

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Introduction to Genesis 2: DAZ Studio

Apparently, I worked really hard on this article and then never published it....oops?   I knew I was working on some articles about DAZ and what to get if you were just starting out.  Even though they now have...

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So you wrote a book, now what: Covers

Finally we have arrived at the part where I tell you all about covers.  I know I break all the rules because “you shouldn’t design your own covers”.   But, I also know my covers are pretty.  I say you...

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So you wrote a book, now what: Formatting

Part 3 of my "tutorial" about publishing.  Theoretically at this point, you should have a "copyrighted" and "edited" work ready for formatting.  Now, I know what you are thinking.  You want to know about making a pretty cover.  Nope.  Right...

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