Finding the Right Readers: A Cyber Monday Reflection

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Hello everyone! It’s Cyber Monday and I’m thinking about book¬†marketing (as usual). Writing is a business, and one of the most important steps when building a business is defining the customer base. Some folks call this the marketing niche, and it’s important because if you try to please everyone, you could end up pleasing no […]

September Update

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Hello everyone! I wanted to take a moment to thank you for your support over the last several weeks. It’s been a wild ride getting the behemoth Kyanite Publishing engine off the ground but it’s starting to chug along and I couldn’t be prouder. In addition to moving into a new house and a new […]

Playing the Villain

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As a writer, I know a lot about villains and the most important thing is they’re not limited to one type. There’s a whole spectrum of villainous personalities and motivations in fiction, and they often differ radically from one another. Some are¬†predictable, or intensely focused on one thing (Voldemort in the Harry Potter series). Some […]

Announcing: Kyanite Publishing & New Book “What They Deserve”

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I have never been more excited to sit down and write an update in my entire life. Today, July 11th, 2018, I am so proud to announce the formation of Kyanite Publishing LLC alongside my partners, B.K. Bass and Sophia LeRoux. Kyanite is an author-owned, independent publisher of speculative fiction and horror seeking to connect […]

10 Ways Writing Will Bolster Your Bravery

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I’ve heard a lot of my friends say they’re feeling scared recently. Scared of losing their jobs, scared of saying the wrong thing, scared of never achieving their dreams. I express myself through writing and have found that I can isolate and transform my fears when I journal, write fiction, or help others through writing. […]