We’ve been busy getting caught up on shipping out stuff… and we’re stocked up on signed books now for gift giving.
This new book of mine, a full novel-length anthology of my time travel stories, is going to appear for sale at Amazon later today. DO NOT BUY IT. Here’s why…
I know I haven’t blogged in a very long time. I’ve been wrapped up in other stuff, but I’m back and I plan on putting up new stuff regularly, so stay tuned. For now, I have a new book coming out… You can only order the book signed in paperback at the moment, but it […]
I made a video for you! This is making sauerkraut the old school way, with the philosophy behind fermentation rather than a focus on ingredients and recipes.
It is official, I am no longer the minister, nor am I part of the fellowship and community that we started here in Central Texas. The separation was mutual and involved theological and spiritual differences we have with the new eldership of the Church. While the differences were theological and spiritual and not personal, there […]
Howdy Partners, I know we all like free GOOD books, but the word “free” doesn’t mean what it used to back in early days of the e-book revolution. Everyone is giving away free books these days, and frankly, most of them aren’t very good. People have gotten wary of “free.” Well, here is a free […]
There are two animals we could be talking about… Cattle with long horns, or Longhorn Cattle. the two things are not synonymous. Unhappily, most Longhorns are “wronghorns.” They are not pure Texas Longhorns. And the difference is important. True and pure Texas Longhorns are profoundly different from the commercial cows (actually European breeds) that […]
I just received my Beyond Off-Grid documentary DVD! This is a documentary film inspired by my non-fiction book Surviving Off Off-Grid. You can order your DVD now, they are shipping! Buy It Now!
American literature in particular is a lot more ego based. Readers often read and enjoy stories specifically because they identify with a character. It is about them first and the story second. Killing central characters, especially popular protagonists or main characters, can be devastating to American readers
By “falsity” I mean this: within a fiction story the distinct elements of the plot need to have some anchor in reality – in the world we actually live in. Even if a story is set in outer space or deep into the future or in the made-up fantasy world of Middle Earth, there needs to be a sense of reality and truth, such that this event or place or action could have happened somewhere that is real.
IF WE HIT THE TOP 20, AAP will give 5 FREE AUDIOBOOKS — any audiobook you want (as long as it is available on Audible) — to five randomly selected members of my email list. In addition, one member of my email list will be selected to receive a free Time Looter paperback when they are available… SOON.
Dragon Award winner Nick Cole and I wrote a book that came out over a year ago. People loved it. It was lauded and applauded. It got 117 reviews and maintained a 4.7 star average in under two months of publication.