The Day After A New Book Release

Sharing a release with readers is a very intense process. Memes have to be made. Social Media posts have to be crafted. Then there comes a moment when you realize that you’ve finished your list of things to do. Inside your head, you think… “Finally,...

Is Machine Learning Scary or Interesting?

As if 2020 hasn’t zinged us enough, artificial intelligence recently took a giant evolutionary step forward. Machine learning is the ability of a computer to teach itself without a human coding every question and response. This technology is being used for a...

5 Things Authors Want Readers To Know

I normally roll my eyes at titles like this one, but they do tend to get a lot of attention, so please excuse the cheesiness. It took me a week to decide to write this article. I was just going to write about one topic, but my pragmatic nature kicked in. Here’s...

Changing Book Covers for Brand Consistency

There are a lot of reasons authors change the covers of their books. I don’t change my covers often, but I do change them and for a variety of reasons. Last year, I changed covers on an entire series to give it greater eye-appeal and to draw in new readers....

5 Reasons Why I Write

It’s been a rough year, one with many books that didn’t get written. There were good reasons, like my mother almost dying, but now that my personal crisis is mostly in the past, all I can think about is all the writing goals that went unmet. Given the many...