We need more doorstops…

This paperback is very interesting, but I find it will never replace a hardcover book – it makes a very poor doorstop. ~Alfred Hitchcock

NAF Post: The second time around…

Monday I blogged at the New Authors’ Fellowship about the 2nd glass ceiling authors encounter AFTER getting published. Check it out! We Alumni talk. We began this journey so long ago, spent time here at NAF growing with each other, and now six of us have made it to the other side. In just a…

Indeed, Mr. King. Indeed…

If you’re just starting out as a writer, you could do worse than strip your television’s electric plug-wire, wrap a spike around it, and then stick it back into the wall. See what blows, and how far. Just an idea. ~ Stephen King, On Writing

My guilty obsession…

It’s no secret that my biggest guilty obsession is the video game series of The Legend of Zelda. My favorite titles include Link to the Past (SNES), Ocarina of Time (N64), and Twilight Princess (Wii). I’m currently working my way through the awesome Skyward Sword (Wii) and hope to soon acquire for the first time…

WHOOSH!

“I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.” ~ Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt

The glowing butterfly…

My friend and editor, Kat Heckenbach, recently released her second novel, Seeking Unseen. My lovely wife did the cover for this book, and it has a very unusual feature…a bright glowing butterfly. So here to set the record straight about this weird insect, Kat has agreed to post an excerpt from her novel in which the…