I love reading, and I enjoy a lot of books. Every so often, though, I run into a book or series that stands above the rest, that sucks me in and draws me fully into another world. Kyle Robert Shultz's Beaumont and Beasley series is just such a series, and I'm honestly surprised that I haven't … Continue reading Featured Books: The Beaumont and Beasley Series
Child of the Kaites has its first 10 reviews! I’m incredibly thankful for everyone who has read this book, and amazed with gratitude that so many have taken the time to leave reviews. As a token of my appreciation, CotK is on sale for just .99 this weekend. Starting today, get your copy here: amzn.to/2CcfCLp … Continue reading Child of the Kaites E-book Sale!
Here's a poem that came to me recently.
Grammar. Ugh. Gross. That's the attitude I used to have, and the attitude most people of my acquaintance still have, toward grammar. I grew up prejudiced against this subject, indoctrinated to view it as a convoluted conglomeration of stupid rules and pointless terms meant to box me in. Like any good American, the refrain of my writer's heart was, "Don't fence me in." I never learned grammar in school, a truth which I blame on my attitude more than on my teachers. I did just enough to get by, but as soon as the test was over I wiped it from my head. "I don't need to know the terms," I used to protest. "I have a strong practical understanding of grammar because of how much I read and write, and that's more important." Yeah, I was wrong.
This past year, I joined together with a group of incredible authors to form the Phoenix Fiction Writers (PFW). We are a marketing collective of indie authors of science fiction and fantasy stories with similar themes and goals. I'm always excited about PFW, because these were (and are) among my favorite indie authors, and now … Continue reading Phoenix Fiction Writers Sampler Bundle
As you can see from the bar to your right, Child of the Kaites will be published in five--I repeat, FIVE--days!! Starting Saturday (two days ago) and continuing on past release day, I have a lot of fun treats for you. All of these treats have been made possible by the indie author community. I don't … Continue reading CotK Interviews, Giveaways, and More!
I've been puzzling over what to do with this blog since I finished sharing the early draft of Child of the Kaites with you. I finally have decided. At least for now, my goal is to bring you one of my original writings (short story or poem) per month and also share with you about one … Continue reading E.B. Dawson Cover Reveal
As mentioned previously, April was a busy month for me. Part of that included a trip to Japan. This trip was my: second time out of the country second time off the continent first time flying alone first time to Asia first time in a place where I couldn't communicate well with others It was … Continue reading Travels in Japan
April is shaping up to be an exciting month! I have three exciting pieces of news, two writing related, one personal. First Piece of News: The Weavers' Blessing Update I previously announced the upcoming fifth birthday of The Weavers' Blessing. In that announcement, I said its pretty new look would be coming to you on April 10th, its actual … Continue reading April Updates
We've come a long way together, my dear readers, and we've got a longer way yet to go. It will come as no surprise to you that I, an historian, love to look back. I've been looking back over the past six-ish years since the founding of this blog recently, and I'm reminded of the … Continue reading Birthday Celebration: An Announcement