Schlagwort-Archive: novel

Thoughts on Freedom

I’m an indie author. I choose what I want to write. Sometimes, I aim for markt. Sometimes, I write for friends or fans. And sometimes, I just write for fun. This November, for NaNoWriMo, I wrote for fun. Admittedly, I … Weiterlesen

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The Writer’s Process Blog Tour

This is the equivalent of an old-fashioned chain letter – but in a really good way. You see, we writers get to show you some behind the scenes stuff that happens when we write. And you get to find out … Weiterlesen

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A New Dragon Tale – Some Rambles

Quietly, I’ve been working on a short story to usher in a full novel featuring dragons. I’ve been partial to dragons for a long time, admittedly. It all started when I was an exchange student in California, in the senior … Weiterlesen

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Some More Writing Advice – Beginning, Middle, End

Sorry for the long silence. I’ve been working on my other business … and that took a lot of time and energy. Even so, I’ve been overwhelmed with the great responses to my short story ebook, „Sequoia“. Thanks go to … Weiterlesen

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Dying to Forget – Trish Marie Dawson

The other day, I talked about how writing in present tense is a sign of a beginner and amateur. I still mean it. And that’s why I almost didn’t continue with this novel. Even so, I dug in, and here, … Weiterlesen

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What Happens in Bed

Once again, a novel served as inspiration for this blog post. And once again it wasn’t in a good way, so novel and author shall remain unnamed. This time, we’re talking about sex. In books. And in an abstract way. … Weiterlesen

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Simon & Schuster … no fun for writers

This is something every author must know and be aware of. Thanks to David Gaughran, we have the details now: Simon & Schuster has launched a self-publishing operation, Archway Publishing, contracting one of the most disreputable players in the business … Weiterlesen

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A Grumpy Old Man

… that’s what Egilbert is. He is the archivist of Lar Elien. I always envision him wearing a grey habit, not sure why. He has grey hair, is rather impatient and dislikes women. The libary is his home, high up … Weiterlesen

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Der Mannwolf – First Chapter

Today, I would like to treat you to the first chapter of my (and Timo’s) novel „Der Mannwolf von Königsberg“ (The Manwolf of Königsberg). It’s a rough translation, but I hope it gives you an idea of the flavor of … Weiterlesen

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BuchmesseConvention 2012

Sadly, I don’t have any pictures. Thinking myself smart, I packed the charging cable for my camera and then went and forgot the camera itself. Even so, I want to tell you about an amazing weekend. For me, the BuCon … Weiterlesen

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