Tag: novel

Man in the straw hat release and give away!

tldr; Give away! My new book released! The Man in the Straw Hat is the fourth book in the series, but it’s really the book that started it all. When I was in college I came up with the idea, and I’ve been building… Continue Reading “Man in the straw hat release and give away!”

Unicorn Heard Reaches 500

Wednesday updates! They’ll be a thing. I swear. I’m like half dead and I’m doing this one, so there’s hope. Stephanie Ayers Reaches 500 People Check out the group here. I’d suggest joining. Otherwise stalk some authors for a few hours today. Whatever gets… Continue Reading “Unicorn Heard Reaches 500”

The Religions of the G’desh Desert

The G’desh Desert is full of religions, but there are a few primary faiths which paint the landscape and have altered the history of the desert. Here are a few broad strokes of the faiths, based on when records state they appeared in the… Continue Reading “The Religions of the G’desh Desert”

The Races of G’desh

Here is a short compendium on the races of G’desh. Man The men of G’desh have darker skin and brown to black hair. Often times they are bearded as a cultural norm, the beards and longer hair becoming curly. While men can learn any… Continue Reading “The Races of G’desh”

Egromancer

Egromancer was Sir Richard Burton’s way of saying necromancer. It was based on Middle English forms of the word. He uses it in his translation of Arabian Nights. The egromancer shows up often in the stories. They don’t have specific powers. A horse can fly? That’s… Continue Reading “Egromancer”

Book Reviews: Vivatera

  I was in Utah a few weeks ago and learned a lot. Also met a lot of cool people. A new habit I wanted to form was doing regular book reviews. A cool person I met was Candace J. Thomas, author of Vivatera. And… Continue Reading “Book Reviews: Vivatera”

Why a strong protagonist female matters – The Sound of the Stones debut

The below post was written by Beth Hammond, a writing buddy and a talented artist. It was supposed to be posted Sunday, but life happens and I forget things. She had a book recently release, which is below, so please check it out. There… Continue Reading “Why a strong protagonist female matters – The Sound of the Stones debut”

Hurskfjell – Plotting Done

I am beyond excited for numerous reasons. Though one of them is not knowing where my book is at with the publisher. I get I took forever, but come on! My plotting is done! I was able to apply more ash while camping this… Continue Reading “Hurskfjell – Plotting Done”

A New Story Begins

It feels so good. I feel like a new man now that the novel is out of my hands. Of course, I still have the “And again!” mentality, but hey, that’s life. And my publisher hasn’t said anything about the ms getting to them.… Continue Reading “A New Story Begins”

Final Edit

Sixty. It blinked. It read. It said sixty. Sure there were notes of things to fix, but it would take an hour tops. Those sixty pages. I looked up, bags under my eyes. I grimaced. “I can do it.” My lips were swollen and… Continue Reading “Final Edit”