It’s been a year since I left teaching, and I miss it. One of the things I miss the most is my student writer’s club that met every Thursday, Rough Writers. We’d get together and plan events, do writing exercises, and most importantly, critique each other’s ongoing writing projects. What I got a kick out … More Why You Should/Should Not Write a Book Series
I’m in the editing phase of my 25th book. It’s also the third book in a series. While I am editing the book and formatting the pages for both the paperback version and the ebook version, I am gearing up to have the cover done. But one thing is absolutely necessary before I can hire … More Yes, name? No, name. Bad name? Good name.
Let me tell you a story about a book, a bear, and a beginning editor. Back in the 90s. I was just getting started as a book editor. I was given the assignment of editing a children’s book. It was one of my first books, and to my elation, it was a very good book. … More The Woeful Story of Pepper Bear
We’re in the middle of final exams at my university. I’m also in the middle of a book launch. Actually, two book launches if you count the one that is being handled by Pacific Press in the Adventist Book Center system. In addition, I’m head deacon at an exceptionally busy church. So the past six … More Surveying the Wreckage of Another Year
I’ve got one hundred free copies of The Key of Solomon to give away. One of them could be yours…. What do you have to do to get your free ebook? Simply visit Goodreads and sign up for the drawing. But be aware that your time is running out. The deadline is this Thursday, Feb. … More Last Few Days for Free Stuff
Things are slow around here. Well, actually they’re pretty busy, but things of the Glen Robinson books kind are slow on Amazon, so it’s time to give some stuff away. On Goodreads, I’m giving away 100 ebook editions of my latest release, The Key of Solomon. So far, we have more books available than we … More Time for Some Free Stuff
So you sacrificed all your game time, all your TV time, all you sleep time and all of your family time and finished writing a book. There are dollar signs in your eyes. “I’m the next Hemingway,” you’re thinking to yourself. And when you finish the first draft, the second draft and all the edits, … More More Than Just a Pretty Face
As you can see, I’m not in much of a conversational mood. I haven’t been for several weeks. First, I had my book launch for The Key of Solomon. That went about as well as could be expected. We had a pretty good showing at the book signing at the Texas Adventist Book Center, and … More Soooo. Bla, bla, bla, bla, bla…..
This was a busy weekend. Last night I played Santa. I mean, literal Santa, with the white beard, extra padding and red suit. I was Santa at our University Christmas party. I was nervous beforehand, but it ended up being loads of fun. Some of the kids got up in my lap, no problem. Some … More Turning the Page
In case you haven’t been keeping up with my latest news, I had a book come out December 1. It’s called The Key of Solomon, and I think it’s pretty good. But one of the harsh realities I’ve learned in writing books is that you can’t just write books and expect the public to beat … More Signing Books Is Tiring Work