I have a new fantasy YA in mind

While I was on a holiday in Germany with Chris I got the idea for a new story. It’s mostly a YA (some adult characters will have significant time) fantasy. It’s mostly split between two people with opposing lifestyles that are connected through blood to this now defunct royal family that was wiped out during […]

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9th draft of Jump Start done

After an unproductive morning, I finally managed to start and finish another draft. I also discovered a feature on Microsoft Word that that shows how long I was editing my story for. It was, I’m not kidding you, 333 minutes. That’s five and half hours long! And in one sitting. For the most part, it was just line […]

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My new short story is available on KDP Select.

The Witch’s Room is available on KDP Select. If you don’t have it, then it’ll cost you about 99 cents depending on where you live. This is my first time doing this and I want to see if it has any effect on my sales. I’ve read a bit about how some authors have increased sales once they use […]

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Draft 6 of The Witch’s Room is done

I did another draft of my short story. It’s only 6241 words long and I was able to go over it 90 minutes. It was mostly skimming through as it is pretty much done now. I just have to give it to some people to read and create a cover image.

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Draft 5 of Save One complete

I was able to get Chris to have a look at Save One and give me his thoughts. He said it was good, but the ending was a little off. I know that writers shouldn’t give their work to people like spouses, friends or those they’re sleeping with (three strikes for Chris), but I know he […]

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Draft four of The Witch’s Room

I did another draft of my next short story. It was done an dusted in over an hour 🙂 This is so much better than the tortuous Jumpstart 😦 I really think that this story will be the next thing I put out there. Again it was all line edits and no structural changes.

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Jumpstart edit 8 done

Finally got the eight edit done. It was like torture. I could only do a few pages a day. It seems that my energy for this story is coming to a close. I think maybe one or two more edits (praying to the writing gods here). I could see that I had repeated some information […]

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Draft 3 of my next short story

I did another draft of my next short story. I’m still trying to pick a name, but that can come later. I’m beyond the structural edits and now just onto line edits. Maybe two more drafts and it might be ready for publication. It is now 6,277 words and five chapters long. It involves two […]

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Editing update of The Cadetship

I just did a edit of part one of my sci-fi book 🙂 I feel happy editing and going through the story. I’m really enjoying what I’ve written and I think this might be a really good book. This is what the editing looks like. It changed from red to blue when I opened to […]

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Massive edit ahead

I just started the third draft of my longest story yet. It’s 200 pages or 124,000 words long! I wrote this story in late 2016, did the second edit in mid-2017 and now here I am again. I remember that I really loved writing this book. I had a rough outline in my head and […]

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