A great example of how difficult focus can be is how I spent 40 min on YouTube before I actually started writing this article. It can be so hard to concentrate when there are fun and easier alternatives surrounding us. Video games, movies, YouTube, anything can be more enticing as it doesn’t require as much … Continue reading Focus in a World Full of Noise
Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff has been a book on my to-read list for a while now. Reading the book blurb, it was hard not to not to be excited for it. The concept reminded me a lot of a Firefly or Voltron esque story. A crew of misfit characters banding together … Continue reading Book Review: Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
This was a rather odd choice of material to read but I was very curious about how a book based off of a video game would read. Can a story based off of a video game hold the same weight as a story bound only to literature? Different forms of media lend themselves to different … Continue reading Book Review: Gears of War Ascendance by Jason M. Hough
First off I wanted to apologize for how late this post is. Last week I was working on finishing the 3rd, and hopefully final edition, of my first book. I focused a lot on the artwork and formatting to print correctly on Amazon’s publishing service. Getting the cover art to fit correctly can be very … Continue reading Being OK with Imperfection
Hello everyone! I apologize for my hiatus, September was a bit of a crazy month. Between weddings, trips planned, and catching up with old and new friends, it was a rather hectic time. But in that time I feel like I’ve learned a lot about valuing myself as a creative and a as a person … Continue reading Return from Hiatus and what I’ve learned
Hello everyone! I've created a new book cover for the 4th edition of The Legend of Nariko: The Mark of Silverfrost. I wanted to create a new edition after learning a lot about formatting chapters, fonts and page lengths from the books I've read and reviewed. I started looking back at the "What Writers can … Continue reading New Book Cover!
Hello everyone! Just wanted to give a quick update and explanation for a short hiatus. This month I've got three weddings to attend and a trip planned and as a result, I don't think I can give proper book reviews that aren't rushed. As a result, for the month of September I will be taking … Continue reading Update and Brief Hiatus