Novel Writing on an iPad

Novel Writing on an iPad

NaNoWriMo is about to begin and I will be spending all of my spare time in the month of November writing my third novel. I plan to attend a slew of NaNoWriMo Local Events, including the write-ins. That means mobile writing. I have a work laptop, but it’s generally a bad idea to do personal work on your corporate laptop. That leaves my iPad or my smartphone. I chose to use my iPad and played...

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Book Three Begins!

Book Three Begins!

November is just around the corner and that means it’s NaNoWriMo time! For the unknowledgeable, November is National Novel Writing Month. My writing has been pushed off to the side for the last year, but I’m back! And I’m ready to write Payne of Uncertainty: Ferox Payne Series Book Three. Stay posted for...

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Book One Sample Chapters

Book One Sample Chapters

Read the first two chapters of my upcoming novel, Payne of Oblivion: Ferox Payne Series #1. The sample is available on the Ferox World website.

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Using a Pen Name

If you’re preparing to publish (or just beginning to write) you may consider using a pen name. I have a couple of friends that were getting married. She was constantly annoyed that her maiden name was mispronounced and his last name was Thigpen. Yes, Thigpen rhymes with pigpen. When they married they decided that they were both changing their name to Beck. Whether you hate your name or just...

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Dreams to Life

Dreams to Life

I had a dream last night. It was of a race in another galaxy panicking because their sun was dying. They looked like us. They were human. They were scared. They needed help. Their entire planet needed to be moved before it was erased from existence. The dream had absolutely nothing to do with my Ferox Series books and plots, but I have always planned on writing other series down the road. So I...

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Book One Cover Edit

Book One Cover Edit

I’ve messed around with different cover design over time, but I decided it was time to get down to business. After all, in the next few months I plan to put a book up on Amazon. I came up with a design and I put my book covers up on Facebook to get my friends’ comments. I got some really good responses. One friend told me that the black and white cover for the first book looked like a...

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