Well, it’s October at last, and I’m pleased to say that, chaotic though it was, September was nevertheless very productive. I got my latest cover art and did a lot of preparatory steps for the release of my next book…finally! It will be the start of a new* series with actual humans in it asContinue reading “Plans for October”
Now through October 1st, all my e-book titles will be half off! If you haven’t tried any of my books out yet–or there’s a title or two you haven’t collected–now’s as good an opportunity as ever. Check out my Books page for more.
August was evidently a busy month, though with what, I’m not sure. I reckon I made progress on a few things, including a final review of the first book in my series to be released this fall. September will be a month of serious catch-up. However, it has historically been a very good month forContinue reading “Plans for September”
Hello all! Sorry it’s been a while, but August has sort of whizzed by me somehow. At any rate, today I’ll be going over how to cite your sources in nonfiction works, as well as how to organize a proper bibliography. It may seem like a daunting task at first, but it’s really not thatContinue reading “Sourcing & Bibliographies”
This past weekend, I attended my first ever live event as an author at Free Fur All in Glenpool, OK. And I must say, whatever may have been my expectations going in, they were quite pleasantly shattered. Now, I don’t know what other conventions are like, whether this measures up to them in size, scope,Continue reading “My First Live Event: Free Fur All, 2022”
Well, July was one busy month, culminating in one of the busiest, most exciting experiences of my whole career as an author or a furry at Free Fur All 2022. I could spend an entire post reviewing this (and probably will), but suffice it to say, it was excellent. I don’t know exactly what IContinue reading “Plans for August”
My last two posts have been concerned with how to make a map–real or fantastical–with which to enhance your book. In them, I was concerned primarily with the basic structural and creative elements necessary. In this final post on the topic, I will briefly go over some final points to keep in mind when drawingContinue reading “Mapmaking, Part III”
Last week, I made my first in a three-part series about mapmaking for your books. In that post, I talked about the basics: things every map should have regardless of style or genre. In this one, I shall talk more about the creative side of things, and three important things you should consider before makingContinue reading “Mapmaking, Part II”
Mapmaking is 90% art and 10% science. There are certain things that are required, certain conventions to be followed, it’s true. But for the most part, the effectiveness of a map, like any graphic in your book, comes from its design. While I cannot provide any definitive guide as to what your map ought toContinue reading “Mapmaking, Part I”
Happy 246th birthday to the United States of America! Hopefully we can keep going long enough to reach 250 and beyond. Have a safe, fun 4th of July, all, and I’ll see you with my first substantial post of this month tomorrow!