Tips for Writing Your First Novel

September 18, 2013 at 7:57 pm

writing-tipsEver since I wrote my first book, Blood Harvest, I have met countless people who tell me they have a wonderful idea for a book, only to discover what they really have a is a premise or a scene in mind that would they believe would make for a great story. Beyond that initial inspiration they have little else in the way of how the story pieces itself together, almost like a pitch without a product.

The conversation usually goes something like this:

The Playlist for Blood Harvest

September 10, 2013 at 10:33 pm

Librarian ShushingI hate libraries…

…Or, at least, I used too.

Now I realize that the initial shock of that admission may shake the very foundation of some people’s core. Admittedly, even as my eyes glance up and take in those three words at the top of the page, it does seem an extreme opinion over an otherwise intellectually beneficial institution, especially for a writer of books such as me.

Please allow me to elaborate.