Yesterday ended my weekend at SoonerCon 26, a local science-fiction/fantasy/writer’s convention in Midwest City, Oklahoma within a short driving distance of my house. This was my second year being invited as a media guest, which means I’ve written a few books and have done some podcasting, so they allow me to come be part ofContinue reading “SoonerCon: A Media Guest’s Retrospective”
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The New Podcast: 3 Cylinder Stardrive
I haven’t posted in a while. Like…a while. The fact is that life has been keeping me quite busy lately, and I haven’t had the time to do much other than be a full time teacher and a full time dad to four teenage kids. I am still writing (off and on) and plan onContinue reading “The New Podcast: 3 Cylinder Stardrive”
New Podcast Up: What Are You Reading?
On this episode we take a break from the writing to read. Sort of…I mean we are writers after all… Studies show that writing ability is directly tied to reading ability, and the best thing for a writer to do is to read a good book, graphic novel or non-fiction tome. We discuss the booksContinue reading “New Podcast Up: What Are You Reading?”
New Podcast Up: Antman’s Shrinking Plot
In this reformatted episode we take a different approach to the podcast. We decided from here on out to pick a pop culture film or book or comic book and spend the podcast discussing that piece from a writer’s perspective. Today we decided to discuss the recent Marvel offering “Antman”. It led to some livelyContinue reading “New Podcast Up: Antman’s Shrinking Plot”
New Podcast Up: Con-goers and Promotions
In this podcast we talk about our experience at Sooner Con 24 and break down the struggles that come with promotion of indie work. Mainly we discuss the many types of folks you might expect to visit your table and how to best move product by curbing those types of visitors who might unintentionally preventContinue reading “New Podcast Up: Con-goers and Promotions”
5 Reasons Why You Should Be A Panelist At A Convention
Last weekend I was a panelist at SoonerCon 24, listed as a “writer guest” by the website. SoonerCon 24 is a local science fiction/fantasy convention that is celebrating its 24th year in operation. It hosts guests from many different media industries, mainly writers, but also featured actor Robert Picardo of Star Trek, Gremlins and InnerContinue reading “5 Reasons Why You Should Be A Panelist At A Convention”
New Podcast Up: SoonerCon 24 Podcast Panel!
This is a very special podcast episode. Ryan and I were invited to be panelists this year at Oklahoma’s premiere local science-fiction/fantasy convention, SoonerCon 24. We were also asked to be on a panel (among other panels) discussing podcasting and how one can get involved in the podcast medium. We had a great time discussingContinue reading “New Podcast Up: SoonerCon 24 Podcast Panel!”
10 Ways Indie Authors Can Increase Reader Engagement
I’ve been writing this blog since December of 2011. I started the blog as a way to reach readers with the books I was peddling, but more than that it has become a sounding board for all things writing. I love providing writing tips in a concise manner, helping indie writers like myself succeed inContinue reading “10 Ways Indie Authors Can Increase Reader Engagement”
New Podcast Up: What Would Make You Quit Writing?
Today Ryan posed an interesting question: “What would make you quit writing?” When we recorded this podcast, Ryan hadn’t written anything in nearly a month, and was really bogged down in it. Maybe you are suffering from the same problem. Should you continue or hang it up? I think we have some very good answersContinue reading “New Podcast Up: What Would Make You Quit Writing?”
New Podcast Up: The Writing Slump
In this exciting new podcast we discuss the problems of the writing slump…and Roger confesses to not writing for a WEEK! We also discuss the following story and how it is a sad example of people fearing what they do not understand. You can find the podcast here.