#Research: When is Enough, Enough?

While we can all agree, research is an intricate part of writing, but too much can hurt one’s writing. Ever read a book and while the author explains some of the more obscure facts or items, they forget to explain all of them? For instance, say you are reading a book that involves deep knowledgeContinue reading “#Research: When is Enough, Enough?”

New Hat

So it may seem that my blog and life are undergoing changes, as I find new things that I want to do. I’m still trying to figure out where my life is headed, which at 25 is a bit late in the game for me. I tend to procrastinate. My blog is new, and I’mContinue reading “New Hat”

Author Spotlight Interview: Alex Apostol

Where are you from? I’m from Valparaiso, Indiana. It’s a suburb of Chicago, about an hour outside of the city. Love Chicago, and possibly been through your area one time…got lost driving around two hours outside trying to get to my hotel. How many books have you written Which is your favorite? I’ve officially writtenContinue reading “Author Spotlight Interview: Alex Apostol”

January #WrapUp

I think it’s been a wonderful month. I have accomplished a lot more than I thought I would have and can’t wait to see what February will bring. Here is a short list of how well I am keeping my New Year’s Resolution to blog more. 5 Author Spotlight Interviews 5 CLTBRCHALLANGE15 Book Reviews: Roots,Continue reading “January #WrapUp”

Book Review: “The Lost Book of Chaos: How to Divide the World (The Secret Wars of Angels 1)

Overview: Judas the Betrayer, is on the run after betraying his master. The whole world is hunting him down and just when he seems to be catching a break he is taken by an angel to a flying ship to be recruited as a messenger of Chaos. We follow his training and missions, and passContinue reading “Book Review: “The Lost Book of Chaos: How to Divide the World (The Secret Wars of Angels 1)”

Book Review: Duma Key by Stephen King 5 out of 5 stars

First- Love the man, he is a genius! Second- The book is proof of the former! Quick overview (hopefully no spoilers…at best minimal spoilage): Edgar Freemantle is (roughly) in his early 50’s when he has a major accident that takes his right arm. The accident also causes memory loss and the inability to speak normallyContinue reading “Book Review: Duma Key by Stephen King 5 out of 5 stars”

Music Helping me Write! AKA Soundtrack for next book!

Just a short list of some of the songs that I have been listening to while writing my next book. These few songs have helped spark not only the “writing bug” but also can really be seen reflected in certain parts of the book. In different areas you can truly feel the music pouring throughContinue reading “Music Helping me Write! AKA Soundtrack for next book!”