Hi Everyone, So I have not posted anything here in a long time. I have been dealing with life crises. My mother passed last summer at the age of 94 (just shy of 95). She was a tough and wise person in many ways. Since her passing I have reflected on some of the things… More Updates
I often hear how some authors methodically plot out key point of their book. They carefully plan characters, and interactions from the beginning. For me so far, writing has been its own adventure. I have an idea and a character and I begin to write, thinking of questions as I go such as “How come… More Thoughts on writing
I am making progress on my new novel, which will certainly be a series. I have lots of exciting possibilities for this fantasy set in a unique world. I hope to finish the first draft of this by mid July. My problem is looking for a suitable title. The story centers around a mage who… More New novel progression
So after starting this venture into writing I really had no expectations that anyone would read my book I have been found to be wrong. I have discovered that putting it on Kindle Select has generated lots of reading of it. Apparently over 40 000 pages have been read (or about 100 copies worth) this… More News of my published work
This is just a short note to say All Systems Down is finally published and available on Amazon. I will over time be looking to make it available on more sites. I am always looking for feedback and questions. I hope that a few people will give me the info I need to write better.… More Finally Published!
Another consideration of writing about fighting is fight progress in general. When your fighter acts to do something and surprises their opponent they might get off their first attack as planned, after that it is far more instinctive. Yes fighter go into fights with plans, but general ideas like, “Stay away from his left hook,… More Being Lucky is important
First let me say I have little (just a very very few fights) “real” combat experience but lots and lots of hand to hand training. I have studied Judo and jujutsu for many years. I have also some limited experience with Hapkido, Karate, Kali, Jeet Kune Do, and most recently I have started training in… More Shooting and Combat in Writing