A Brief Update From Me, and some SF love

Hey guys! I’ve been MIA for so long, it feels strangely invigorating to write a new blog post, even if it’s just a brief update. ūüėõ I’ve not been engaging much with the online community this year, but not because I’ve turned my back to it, or to writing SF, quite the opposite. I’ve beenContinue reading “A Brief Update From Me, and some SF love”

On Writing Craft Posts, Or Not

It’s been forever and a day since I sat down and wrote a blog post, eh? Whatta slacker. Well, not quite. I’ve been busy finishing my Ascendancy Trilogy and starting a new series (I’ll spill the beans about it soon). I’ve also done a giant overhaul of my career plan, writing process, brand, you name it.Continue reading “On Writing Craft Posts, Or Not”

Top 10 Productivity Books For Ambitious Writers

The self-publishing business is all about speed of delivery¬†and consistent quality. While the latter is open to interpretation, a speedy delivery is something quite tangible ‚ÄĒ and trainable.¬†It’s very¬†important¬†to be able to write good books fast, and publish them on a consistent schedule. It offers you credibility, professionalism, and a steady increase in readers. AContinue reading “Top 10 Productivity Books For Ambitious Writers”

4 Things to Hang Over Your Writing-Space

We all need inspiration, especially when we’re¬†neck-deep in our manuscripts.¬†I’m in that situation right now, trying to pick up momentum, kick myself into gear.¬†So I do¬†the only reasonable thing: I procrastinate making pretty¬†pictures! ūüėõ Seriously, though. The following are things I absolutely believe in, things which always help me overcome¬†inertia, self-doubt, and the endless slewContinue reading “4 Things to Hang Over Your Writing-Space”

Writing out of sequence – The best way to write

There are essentially two ways in which¬†you can draft a longer work of fiction: You can draft it linearly, in the same way a reader would read it, writing chapters in their logical order. Or you can draft it out of sequence,¬†jumping forward and back, to: write all chapters related to a specific sub-plot inContinue reading “Writing out of sequence – The best way to write”