25 Songs That Would Make Great Story Titles

Here’s one just for fun. I’ve always been something of an audiophile (as those who have read my “25 Memorable Quotations” post have probably guessed), and I can’t tell you how many times a great line from a song, or even the song title itself, has come in handy when coming up with titles forContinue reading “25 Songs That Would Make Great Story Titles”

What Happened to Country Music?

When I was three years old, “I’m from the Country” and “Bye Bye” were my two favorite songs. I was quite familiar with names like Jo Dee Messina, Tracy Bird, and Alan Jackson. I was also familiar with Shania Twain and Dixie Chicks, though whether the latter two really qualify as “country” is debatable. ButContinue reading “What Happened to Country Music?”

Happy Veterans’ Day!

It is now 103 years to the day since the ceasefire that effectively ended WWI, but we have not forgotten. At least, a few of us haven’t. To those who give their all to keep this country safe, my heartfelt thanks. God bless, and have a wonderful Armistice Day.

Marketing Matters: Age Ranges

Though it has always been my opinion that the best works are those that can be enjoyed by anyone of any age, not everyone is capable of writing that perfect story every time. As a result, we generally have to be a little more selective regarding our audience (see my previous post on “Defining YourContinue reading “Marketing Matters: Age Ranges”

Plans for November

October was a phenomenal month. I made progress on my rough draft, reviewed another book thoroughly for next spring, created yet another drawing for next winter’s book, partly revamped an old short story/novella for possible publication this winter or next spring, and worked on my ongoing linguistic project besides. In addition, I am pleased toContinue reading “Plans for November”

One Year Anniversary Sale: ‘Sauragia’!

Greetings, all! It is hard to believe but it is now one whole year since the release of my very first book, Sauragia. To those of you who have purchased it in its various editions over the past year, I thank you whole-heartedly. To mark this most special occasion, I am hereby offering 50% offContinue reading “One Year Anniversary Sale: ‘Sauragia’!”

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