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Kevin Anderson’s PERSIA

I openly admit, I am one of those creepy people who will momentarily, or a bit longer than that, cease all brain activity when I come across an author I admire. I just stare for a moment and then when they make eye contact I not so subtly duck my head like a reprimanded dog. I […]

Spend It Doing What You Love

How much do you enjoy writing? It’s a simple opening question, but painfully complicated. Are you a casual blogger, a deep poet, an epic novelist, a professor giddy over developing their own Calculus textbook to force on broke college students? Yes, giddy. Like a lot of people out there, writing would probably be your dream job […]

Delete Not A Thing

Progress for progress’ sake has plagued more than one author. We like to call it “editing” when it’s really treachery and betrayal. Not just to ourselves, but to our dreams. My Redemption Series was originally designed to be a trilogy, admittedly an epic one. The beginning was dull background with sparks of action when I […]

Virality, It’s Not Just For Videos

You’d think books and Youtube videos would have less in common. Recently, I was watching the Ted Talk “Why Videos Go Viral” which is presented by Kevin Allocca, a Youtube trends manager. He commented on how times have changed and literally anyone can become Internet famous within a week or less. The reality though is […]


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