QTNA: Am I My Character or, Is My Character its Own Entity?

There is something that we ponder, over and over again, that is… are we our main character or is it its own entity? I’ve often pondered this myself with the creation of Angelica and Doria in both of the novels in FIGS, and I thought this would make for an interesting discussion. You see whenContinue reading “QTNA: Am I My Character or, Is My Character its Own Entity?”

To The College Writer: Spend No More Than $300 To Self Start

Recently, I wrote a blog post about the ways that you can spend no more than $300 as an entrepreneur, in general, but while we’re on that same topic, this is specifically to the self-starting college student who wants to know how to be an Indie Author on a tight budget.

5 Tips to Entrepreneur​ on a Budget

I’m what they call an “Indie Author” because I control my own profits, what gets published and when, what I create, and how I sell. At best, I’m an entrepreneur. I make and run my own money, and at the end of a night, I create a budget for my daily life as well asContinue reading “5 Tips to Entrepreneur​ on a Budget”

What MAKES an Indie Author? 5 Qualities Indie Authors Have

On social media, there is a special species of creatures that create books, sell them from their houses, borrow ISBN codes, rent out libraries to make their faces known, hide under covers at night hoping to catch all their errors, and hobble on sidewalks wired by coffee. They are more than likely congregated the timelinesContinue reading “What MAKES an Indie Author? 5 Qualities Indie Authors Have”

What Makes a Good Short Story?

Before someone even jumps right into writing a novel they start somewhere… writing a short story. But, what makes a good one? If you can’t write an amazing short story then how can you ever write a novel that will be interesting to read? Here are my top ten rules for crafting an amazing storyContinue reading “What Makes a Good Short Story?”

Short Story: The Visitor

The last thing I said aloud was “help!” I don’t remember too much about what happened the night before, but what I can recall is that there were three doctors dragging me by my hands and feet towards a padded white room. I don’t know if they had the plans of keeping me here forContinue reading “Short Story: The Visitor”