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 Book Cover Process

The Book Cover Process

This is the first time I went through the process of getting a book cover done for my book and wanted to share a little bit of what I learned. As you can see from the image above that we started in one place and ended in another. Below are three points that I came [...]

Best Writing Advice I Ever Received

Best Writing Advice I Ever Received

I have read several articles and blog posts on writing but there was one single piece of advice that really lit a fire into me. With this advice, I was able to harness my imagination and translate it into actual pages in my Google Doc. I believe that this advice was one of the things that helped me write and finish In the Presence of the King.

The Best Thing About Being an Unpublished Writer

The Best Thing About Being an Unpublished Writer

Last week I wrote out the hardest parts about being an unpublished writer. This week we are focusing on the positive. To be honest writing the negative parts were easier than the positive. Not because it wasn't hard to identify but that I focus and dwell way too much on the negative. It just poured [...]

The Hardest Thing About Being an Unpublished Writer

The Hardest Thing About Being an Unpublished Writer

I wanted to give a quick little look behind the curtain to the ups and downs that come with being a writer and working to self-publish a book. Today is the bad, next week will be the list of all good that can come from being an unpublished writer, mostly because let’s get the bad [...]

ItPotK Update + Next Project Tease

I try to write these posts a week or two in advance, but what I wanted to write just didn't come to fruition. So instead I want to give a small update on the progress of In the Presence of the King and wanted to give a little tease on what I'm working on next. [...]

How to Get Inspired to Write

How to Get Inspired to Write

Inspiration can come and go during the writing process. It is as finicky as getting a baby to sleep. But there are a few ways that I've learned that can get the inspiration machine running. Here are my top three ways to get inspired to write.

Short Stories. Do You Read Them?

Curious. Does anyone read a single short story? I know there are short story collections, magazines, prizes, etc. But does anyone read a stand alone short story? And if you were to read a stand alone short story, how long would it be to make it worth it? And if you do read stand alone [...]