The Map Redux

The Map Redux

Lots of compliments on the map. So let’s talk maps a bit more. Part of making a good fantasy map is developing the terrain well enough that you can draw it from memory a couple of times freehand and have them more or less line up. I have a couple of advantages,...
Memory Lane

Memory Lane

Holy crap. So, I’m sending the finished — no, really — manuscript out to my editor next week. The cover is in the final formatting stages. I have a marketing plan and budget in place. And yesterday I started working on Book II. Sort of. Book II was...
The Search is Over

The Search is Over

I’m going to vent for a moment, because market research is making me insane. No matter how good you think you are, you need an editor: one who does this for a living, one whose work you like, and one who will cost you money. Yes, it’s going to cost you...
Co-Authors

Co-Authors

When I write, and I’m really getting into the good stuff, I’m basically betting that my inner demons can beat up your inner demons. On that, I can’t wait to hear what the demons have to say...