Sit back and enjoy this guest blog by horror author, Thom Erb: Writing any story, whether it be a short story, novella or novel all hold very personal things for me. Sometimes it’s just the process, sometimes it’s the character or maybe it’s the event itself that reach deep inside of me. Speak to me. […]
In my opinion, books given away as free promotion via Amazon, etc, are more likely to end up pirated than others. Why? It seems a lot of people think such books are free to distribute, despite the fact that they go back on sale later. They’re treated like public domain titles by the less informed.
Down on your luck? Blame Amazon! Things have been changing a lot these past few years as the digital revolution – or perhaps “evolution” is a better word – took over nearly every moment of our lives. As one would imagine during such a radical change in industry, many businesses have refused to adapt and were […]
Before I found my calling as a writer, I was a visual artist. In fact, I initially went to school for Fine Arts at Kent State University back in the mid-1990’s. However, part of the reason I never finished with an art degree was because the professors didn’t care for my oft-preferred subject matter. I […]
This was announced last month and I’d mentioned it on my Facebook, but I had completely neglected to say anything on my blog about it. Lemme fix that right now: I’m honored to be included in the upcoming Fossil Lake Anthology, edited by Christine Morgan and as you’ll see, I will be in very good […]
Awards can be a beautiful thing. For authors, they can be a sign of appreciation from your readers and receiving one is truly an honor. The problem? It usually doesn’t work out that way. There are some genuine ones out there, so don’t get me wrong, but here are the cold truths about the vast […]
Here is an opinion that states if a publisher says they’ll offer no advance to a writer, they’re basically shit and think you’re dumb, etc. But here is something he said that especially stood out for me in his comments section: Because in my opinion there is no good reason not to pay the writer first. […]