The love of a good story with Andy Peloquin

Some writers struggle for inspiration. Others procrastinate until their deadline, then push out brilliant work. There are authors who plot, plan, and predict their way to success. And there are those who fall somewhere in between, like I do.

Whatever they do, every writer is unique. That’s why I love hearing about what motivates a writer to do what they love and produce work that will survive beyond their own lifetime. It’s a story as old as language itself, and it holds a certain magic that even I can appreciate. Continue reading “The love of a good story with Andy Peloquin”

Romance and mystery with indie authors and the “First Day, First Paragraph” tag

A friend of mine tagged me last month to play a blog game he created. I wasn’t sure if I would participate; I don’t always, especially when I’m already feeling overwhelmed with work and other responsibilities. But this time I actually have something to offer in the form of a sneak peak into the sequel to The Setup. Continue reading “Romance and mystery with indie authors and the “First Day, First Paragraph” tag”

Blog gotten stale? [Book Review]

I have never been very regular with blogging.

I know I need to blog regularly. Honestly, I really enjoy blogging. But something about the schedules I’ve set in the past has made it incredible difficult to stick to it and keep it going for very long at a time.

That’s why when Reading Deals offered to let me read and review Blog Ideas by Steve Alvesteffer, I was more than happy to oblige.

cover of writer's block book Blog ideas by Steve Alvesteffer

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Looking back on my beginnings: The First Anthologies to Publish My Work

Two years ago this month, I published the following post on my little blog that almost no one read. I guess it just goes to show that you can start from nowhere, and end up being a published author.

I can’t believe how far I’ve come, and I look forward to more years of writing, publishing, and collaborating with other awesome writers and editors.

Watch this space in the future for writing tips, discussions, author interviews, and more.

Here’s the post:

The First Anthologies to Publish Me

Originally published 2014-12-12: Anthologies | Beyond the Nightlight and Strange Portals

I’m proud to announce that my short stories have been featured in two anthologies recently, Beyond the Nightlight and Strange Portals.

My story, “In Mirrors”, is featured in Beyond the Nightlight. I have two in Strange Portals. Click on the covers for more information. I can’t begin to express how happy I am that I was chosen to be among the many talented writers in each of these anthologies.

Stay tuned for more information and progress reports on my upcoming novel, [Maladaptation], the story of two young women in love and snared by a dark destiny.

Grab the books mentioned by clicking on the covers below.

Have a great New Year, everyone!

cover of Beyond the Nightlight horror anthology cover of the Ink Slingers Fantasy/Horror anthology, Strange Portals cover of Maladaptation, a suspense thriller, by Adan Ramie


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