So, yeah, I haven't been posting a lot of work lately. Part of that is because I haven't been writing a lot lately, and the other part is that I've been outlining a lot.Hardboil HighLast summer I managed to bleed out the first draft manuscript of Hardboil High: Freshman. Since then, I've mostly stewed over … Continue reading UPDATES: HH, Myrna and Cafe de Mort
Two of my short stories are featured in a collaborative short story anthology titled Everything available through Amazon for $0.99. The anthology also includes stories from Pat B, Nancy Cavanaugh, and Natalie Mendez. This collaboration is a direct result of meeting across Google+, which continues to be a cool experience. Danke, Google, danke.My stories included.The Red Balloon. … Continue reading ‘Everything’ anthology available on Amazon
And I scream at the top of my lungs, "What's going on?!"If you frequent my writing space, as in this website, you may be wondering what is going on? I haven't posted an original story of my own in a while, and the last post I did was in September and was a guest post … Continue reading What’s Going On?
So my short story 'The Experiment' made its debut this past Saturday in The Derby Telegraph. This is exciting and you can read 'The Experiment' online at the This Is Derbyshire website. 'The Experiment' is really an experiment on several fronts: I'm writing science fiction, and there is an experiment in the story. I have … Continue reading ‘The Experiment’ short featured in The Derby Telegraph
Gonna try something different here. I've been challenged by fellow author Jennifer Word. In her recent blog titled What's your Writing Style? she gave us a long, detailed look at how she viewed her style. And then, in the end she said,"I want to hear from you. I want to hear from other writers, about … Continue reading What is my writing style?
I will be unveiling a new feature soon, an awesome feature. Digital downloads of some of my longer short stories and novellas. That's right, you'll be able to download and read them on your eReaders and mobile devices! Is that not the coolest thing ever? I think so... or my name isn't Struggling Author.Stay tuned...
Check out my writing article posted on the Murderby4 blog."I've got this great idea for a Book"Here's the first paragraph.So you’ve got a great idea for a book, right? But maybe you’re like me and you’ve mostly written short stories so far, and you’re not sure how to tackle the daunting task? Or maybe you … Continue reading My writing article posted @ Murderby4 blog
If you are a writer, check out this interesting writeup by C.M. Marcum called Self-Promotion. It makes you think about who you are as a writer. Who is reading your stuff, what genre are you writing in? Who are you anyway? It's got me thinking about a few things I could do better, and that's … Continue reading Self Promotion and Rogues Gallery
Below I'm trying out a new tool called Screenr. It's a browser-based screen-capture software from Articulate. I'm considering using this tool to tell stories in a very unique way. Stay tuned.