Monday, March 2, 2015
Since releasing Hard Case V: Blood and Fear on February 14th, I’ve been working on two novels at once for the first time in a while as I mentioned last week. So far, it’s been a real thrill. By the end of February, I had over 30,000 words done in Demon IV: Darkness Rules, and over 10,000 words in Cold Blooded IV. I wrote over 3,000 words yesterday on the first day of March. It has been the most productive two week time period writing I have had in quite a while, filling hours in an escape from reality with laughter and thrills. I can ask for no more. A 99 cent special knocked Blood and Fear out of the #1 Pulp Fiction spot, but it was there for an entire week, which was very special to me. :)
The new Book Trailers Showcase Reviews E-Mag is out with their March/April edition. This is a superlative issue I read through in one sitting. My ads of course are in there, but so are stories, columns, interviews, and publishing news. Take a peek. I doubt you will be disappointed.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
I had to take advantage of this moment, in that when these things happen, it’s only for a short time. Hard Case Book V: Blood and Fear made it to #1 in Pulp Fiction on Amazon, so I naturally clipped it for inclusion today on the blog. The new writing on Demon IV: Darkness Rules, and Cold Blooded IV is still humming along. That’s it for now from mid-level author and auto-repair land. :)
Friday, February 20, 2015
For the first time in a couple of years, I’m writing two books at the same time: Demon Book IV: Darkness Rules, and Cold Blooded Book IV. I forgot how unique the feeling is, diving back and forth from a paranormal New Adult story to one about the adventures of an assassin. I already have 24,000 words done in Demon IV, because I started it the moment I finished Hard Case Book V: Blood and Fear, which is doing very well. I’m nearing 4,000 words in Cold Blooded IV with the opening scene a funny and violent beginning. It is best when attempting to do this to have a totally different cast of characters, genre, and adventures – that luckily is the case with these two.
I’m back to working about twenty hours a week in my auto shop, and for now, that’s probably all I will be doing. It hasn’t been long enough to gather any humorous stories in auto repair land, but I’m not giving it up, so we’ll see. The demilitarized zone of East Oakland can always become exciting at a moment’s notice. I’m doing strictly appointments now, and taking off Fridays. Without my best friend of over forty years along for the ride, it doesn’t matter so much anymore. The fiction writing does. I’ve had some great reviews already on Hard Case V: Bloodand Fear. It seems it struck the right chord with the series fans, which was my hope. :)
In case anyone would like to start the Demon series, which I believe is one of the most exciting and humorous adventures in reading out there, here's the link to the first three in the series.