My Book Release reaction

It's still surreal that I released this book I'm still nervous about what people think and I don't think that will go away but I am glad people are reading this. Now a whole new phase of the writing process begins as I hustle trying to sell more copies and releasing this to the whole [...]

4 Days Until Release

4 Days Until Release

It is so close! Only 4 more days until the release of 'In the Presence of the King.' So many emotions, excitement, nervousness, hope, fear. I can't wait for people to read this book! I hope people buy and read this book. I'm also excited to hear the feedback, good or bad. I want to [...]

The Final Excerpt for In the Presence of the King

The Final Excerpt for In the Presence of the King

Excerpt comes from chapter four: Summoned To read the entire first chapter click here. When Asaph arrived, he was astonished to see three large, muscular horses tied up outside the hut’s door, all three so pitch-black they would have blended into the night if not for the light of the torches outside the hut. He [...]

The August Book Round Up

The August Book Round Up

The Girl with Seven Names by Hyeosneseo Lee AMAZING! CRAZY! This book is about Hyeosneseo Lee's life from living in North Korea her whole childhood to finding herself a defector at the age of eighteen, and that is about half the story. We all know that the Kim regime is evil, but this book puts [...]

New Excerpt for In the Presence of the King

New Excerpt for In the Presence of the King

From chapter two, titled: Thieves To read the entire first chapter click here. Running. Why am I always running? Asaph asked himself, as he was, at that moment, running through another small village in the Golden Kingdom. Running closely behind were his two best friends, Cal-Lin and Li-Gémìng. When the three of them were together, they [...]

Writing Life Balance

Is there such a thing as writing life balance when you already have a full time job? No. The writing life takes up a lot of time, specially when you are an indie/ self-publishing author. You are your own publisher, you create and execute your own marketing plan. You are also your own publicist, designer [...]

Who should create the soundtrack to In the Presence of the King?

Who should create the soundtrack to In the Presence of the King?

So if there was a soundtrack that would be made for In the Presence of the King, who would make it? A few ground rules. It can't be John Williams. Yes, he is amazing, he is the best movie composer of all time. So using John would be a cheat. Also, Howard Shore is off [...]

Soon…

Soon…

There are 46 days until the release of 'In the Presence of the King'. 46 DAYS!! That is a month and two weeks. It sounds like a lot of time, but it really isn't. In a lot of ways this year as flown by with everything that has been going on. It feels like on [...]

The July Book Round Up

The July Book Round Up

White Fragility by Robin Diangelo A must-read! If the title scares you, good, it scared me too. I knew about this book for years, and at first, I hated it because of the title. Then I learned more about it and thought, okay this book isn't truly the devil. Then in the wake of the [...]

I Hit My Reading Goal!!!

I Hit My Reading Goal!!!

So I hit my reading goal of reading 22 books this year that I had on Goodreads. And it is only July! So I definitely set my goal too low, lower then what I should have, even though I thought it was going to be a stretch for me. I still have a ton of [...]