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Month: August 2017

A Bit about My Books

A Bit about My Books

If you’ve read through my blog, you likely know the story behind how I came to writing my books, so I won’t bother with this again. My stories are about a boy named Liam who gets sucked into another world where he meets a boy name Ezra. They have to go on a quest, fight some bad guys and stuff. It’s a fun adventure story! My sons are named Liam and Ezra and it was a blast to write the…

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Writing Software: yWriter and Scrivener

Writing Software: yWriter and Scrivener

Writing is a blast! I have so much fun when I write and I find it so relaxing. Writing, however, needs to be organized. It needs to have a flow and there is software out there which can help you do this. In this blog we will explore some of the software which will assist you in everything from chapter descriptions to organizing your chapters and scenes!  Don’t forget to also check out Five Great Tools to Help Your Writing…

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The Self-Publishing World

The Self-Publishing World

Simply put, I want to Self-Publish my book on a budget. I also want to Self-Publish it successfully.I think many people out there would like to do the same two things. Over the coming while, I hope to share some of what I’ve learned along the way as well as what I am currently learning. I’m confident you can also Self-Publish your book on a budget… and do it well. Have you started writing a novel or maybe even finished…

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WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org

WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org

I hadn’t actually planned on writing this blog, but I’m going to since it ended up being part of my blogging/writing journey.I wanted to set up a blog. If you’re going to set up a blog, WordPress is one of the best ways to go. A large portion of the internet is powered by WordPress and they do blogging well. I run a website using Weebly and I like it for a regular site, but a blog works well (in…

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My Story

My Story

Here’s a little bit about me… I’m a man of faith. In fact, my faith is the most important thing in life to me. My faith in Jesus Christ sustains me and gives me purpose and direction and love and concern for others. My faith is precious to me. I’m also a husband. I’m married to a beautiful woman and have been for (at the time of writing), nearly 16 years. It’s been awesome. I’m also a dad. I have…

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My Writing Story

My Writing Story

My story starts with shingles. A week later I learned I could die. The shingles weren’t the kind you put on your roof, but the kind which hurt. I woke up one Friday morning with severe pain in my eye. I had never quite experienced anything like this. It hurt, but not all the time. It was like someone was inside there trying to cut their way out with a knife. It took about four days for the doctors to…

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Self-Publishing on a Budget

Self-Publishing on a Budget

This blog is for the self-publisher on a budget. Maybe you’re like me. You’re about to publish and you’re trying to figure out the whole process. When I started into this process, I found it not only wonderful and exciting, but also confusing and irritating. I found there was a huge amount of information at my fingertips, but it was difficult to know what was helpful and which direction to go. Some of the times, the information I was collecting…

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