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
I know you are busy getting ready for Turkey Day, but I wanted to share that I have a giveaway going on at Goodreads. The official launch date for The Key of Solomon is fast approaching, and I am giving away five signed copies of the book through Goodreads. I’m really excited about the book … More Giveaway!
Yesterday I had the joy of giving final approval on the cover for The Key of Solomon, something I will be unveiling a week from today. And it got me thinking about something that happened more than 20 years ago. Back in the 90s, I was a book editor in Idaho–among other things–and a magazine … More Selling the Whole Package
I’ve never been a detail person. I consider myself a generalist, and have a reputation of getting a great deal of work done fast. The problem is that I find the details sometimes lacking when you focus on getting volumes of work done. It seems odd for me, a person with several decades’ experience as … More The Devil Is In the Details
It seems like months since I wrote END and finished the first draft of The Key of Solomon. Like all authors, I wish that was the end of it and I could just hand it off to my readers at that point. But I know that was just the beginning of the work that needed … More What Happens After
Having a form of godliness, but denying its power. Have nothing to do with such people. (2 Timothy 3:15 NIV) Back when I was working on my doctoral dissertation, I learned never to tell people what it was about. As soon as I told them I was writing about commodification of the World Wide Web, … More So….Why Witchcraft?
This morning, at exactly 7:15 a.m., I wrote the word END on my novel The Key of Solomon. I have finished the first draft of my latest book. Now the hard work begins. Some people love the rewrite process. I’m not one of them. I draw energy from the creative expression that comes the first … More The Writing’s Done. Now the Work Begins