Novel Publication Contract for Warmaiden 3

Novel Publication Contract for Warmaiden
Wow. Where to start? Not from the beginning. That takes too long. This weekend was the 24th Pikes Peak Writers Conference. It went fantastic! I met loads of cool people. I made oodles of new friends. I attended quite a few excellent workshops. I met with editors, agents, authors, friends (new and old), and hung ...

Two New Pages

I’ve put two new pages on my web site. The first is a list (and descriptions) of all of the presentations I’ve given in the past and would like to do again in the future. The second is a list of all of that podcasts I currently listen to. Check the page on occasion to ...

Seven Years Gone By

I just realized that it was exactly seven years ago today that I joined the Colorado Springs Fiction Writers Group as a paying member. That set me on the path I’m still walking today. I wish I had kept track of the number of words I had written since then. I can take a guess at ...

Vice President, Pikes Peak Writers

As most of you may know by now, I’m the new vice president of the Pikes Peak Writers. This has been in the works for a little over a month, which is one of the reasons I chose to not run again as president of the CSFWG. Things went as I had hoped because it ...

Fare Thee Well, CSFWG

Yesterday morning the annual elections for the Colorado Springs Fiction Writers Group were held. Until that time, I’d been a volunteer/leader of the organization for five years. The first year was as Saturday Officer (called Saturday VP at the time), and the past four years was as president of the organization. When the elections for ...

An Interview with Mike Reid and Me Over at SF Signal

Patrick Hester shot us an email a few days ago and asked if he could interview Mike and me over the process that was involved with the development of the CSFWG‘s anthology entitled, “An Uncommon Collection.” Mike was game to do it and so was I. After exchanging some emails over the course of a ...

An Uncommon Collection is Available!

An Uncommon Collection is Available!
What a great day for the CSFWG! After almost two years of work, sweat, tears, and maybe a little blood, we’ve finally managed to publish an anthology! You can now find “An Uncommon Collection” on Amazon in paperback and ebook versions! Inside, you’ll find fifteen fantastic stories! Here’s what the table of contents looks like: If ...

An Uncommon Collection: Update

An Uncommon Collection: Update
The CSFWG anthology, An Uncommon Collection, is nearing completion! I received the physical proof from CreateSpace last night. I immediately opened the package and tore through the book. I looked for missing headers, additional headers that didn’t need to be there, font issues, cover askew, etc.. I didn’t see a single thing wrong! Yay! I’m ...

An Uncommon Collection: Cover

An Uncommon Collection: Cover
At the CSFWG, we’ve been working on putting out an anthology of members’ works. It’s been a long road and has involved tons of work thus far. Thanks to Kimberly Evans’s photography and Mike Reid’s layout skills, we have a cover ready! The anthology itself will be coming out near the end of November (exact date ...

CSFWG YouTube Channel

I just finished launched a YouTube channel for the Colorado Springs Fiction Writers Group. The “only” thing up there is a series of videos that weigh in at 2 1/2 hours long. The topic matter is the Hero’s Journey. If you’re not familiar with this story structure, then you may want to check out the ...