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WRITER STUDY: Mickey Spillane (Intro)

Not to be confused with the mobster of the same name, Mickey Spillane was a prolific pulp novelist from the post-WWII era. He had heart as a writer… and though he was an international bestseller, literary critics despised him. Spillane had a motto and it went: “I’m a writer, not an author.” “The difference is…

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Maintaining Focus while Remaining Open

When it comes to writing, no matter where you are in terms of skill or talent, it’s important to keep focused on your own goals while also keeping yourself open to new ideas, techniques, and attitudes. It is a personal balance between application of knowledge and individual direction. Discernment is a powerful tool for an…

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Anime/TV/Book Spring Round-Up

This is a rough (non-comprehensive) list of what I’ve been watching and reading in the past months; starting with anime, then non-anime shows, then books and at the very end I share some YouTube channels. I was going to share a partially written blog post about Aristotle’s Poetics and what I’ve been learning while in…

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Spring Update (+cover reveal)

I recently held a Twitter poll about whether readers want updates while I’m working on getting projects out. It was neck-and-neck but in the end, “blog posts w/thoughts” won out. For those who only care about release updates when my books are published, please sign up to my newsletter (if you haven’t already). That’s what…

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New Book Release: Princess Hana is here!

The first book in my new four-part fantasy series, The Descent Files: Hana, is now available at Amazon US, Amazon UK, Amazon CA, Amazon AU, andย Kobo. A story of budding romance, dashed dreams, and the loneliness of suffering secrets. War has waged for all of Princess Hanaโ€™s life. She has only just become a woman…

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CC: PulpRev Writers

This is a quick and messy post I wanted to throw out before getting back to work on my books today. It pertains to PulpRev as a community of growing writers, artists, and authors and is meant for those involved in it. Something I enjoy about PulpRev is the clash of ideas that occurs between…

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What’s Coming in 2018 (+Cover Reveal!)

42 days into the new year so here’s an update! While I’m going to stay quiet about my current progress (mystery), I wanted to share a sneak peek of this year’s expected series. Sometime in the coming year, my readers will be able to enjoy: ๐Ÿ‘‘ย The Descent Files: HANA A complete novella series, set in…

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๐ŸŽ† Happy New Year! ๐ŸŽ†

New Year’s is one of my favorite times of the year: the end of one year and the start of the next! A moment of transition and refreshing momentum. The subtle shift of that last numerical unit on every single date I write and see. Anyways, a lot has happened in the past year for…

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