Planning & Development

February 2, 2017

Growing Up with the Net

Thinking about doing a book on the Internet from a web developer's point of view. Growing Up with the Net will look back at the changes over the last few decades, share some behind the scenes stuff, and offer practical insight and advice.
July 9, 2016

Ideas exploding out of my head

Every since last weekend, my head has exploded with ideas. The series reorganization is complete. I now have twenty-five core books, including two trilogies. Time’s Puzzle still doesn’t have a final book count yet and probably won’t for a while.
July 4, 2016

Where am I going with the series?

The box in the top right corner of the SOH website is a motivator. I'm already thinking about how fast I can get the grammar check on Legend done. Not only that I can't wait to see the next book in the series, A Dream To Share, underneath Legend as I wait for feedback. I was even thinking further than that to the books I wanted to do before tackling the In the Name of Freedom trilogy. That led to a few complications and me rethinking my plan.
February 22, 2015

Evolution of a cover

We’ve all had it drilled in our heads. . . Covers sell books. They are like the home page of a website. Both have less than two seconds to […]
February 19, 2015

The creative thought process behind a promo video

Modern day movies have always had promo trailers. Now, it seems books need them too. There are a few companies out there that produce them, but for […]
September 3, 2013

73 pages and counting

42, 988 words. My words. I’ve got the story summaries done on the outline. I was able to reference chapter, scenes, and ideas that I had […]
August 5, 2013

The Plan

While I have 16 or so books in various stages on my computer and in my head, I have decided to concentrate on seven of them. […]
July 24, 2012

Slight change of the plan

I tried to work on Spirit, but gave myself a really bad case of writer’s block. Not surprising really. For so many years, I have been […]
July 21, 2012

A Plan is Forming

As much as I want Legend to be the first book, I realize it cannot be. There are several reasons for this. Yes, it is the […]
July 13, 2012

Change the Fate of a Book

One of the problems that I have with editing my own stuff is that I tend to read something and then make a checklist of what […]
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