Geek Confessional: An Honor to be Nominated

This entry is part 21 of 21 in the series The Road to Publication.

This entry is part 21 of 21 in the series The Road to Publication. Okay, so it’s been a while since I’ve been in the Confessional. The tail end of Lent can be a bit busy time for pastor-type people. But now that we’re past Easter, I think it’s time …

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Geek Confessional: Time to Get Numb Again

This entry is part 20 of 21 in the series The Road to Publication.

This entry is part 20 of 21 in the series The Road to Publication. So in some ways, I’ve been cheating. Well, not really. I’ve actually faced a bit of dilemma when it comes to sharing these stories about how I went from unpublished wannabe to published impostor author. The …

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Geek Confessional: When One Becomes “Three”

This entry is part 19 of 21 in the series The Road to Publication.

This entry is part 19 of 21 in the series The Road to Publication. This may come as a surprise, but when I first conceived of the book that became Failstate, I didn’t see it as a series of any sort. Failstate was going to be a standalone book, a …

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Geek Confessional: Decisions, Decisions

This entry is part 18 of 21 in the series The Road to Publication.

This entry is part 18 of 21 in the series The Road to Publication. When last we visited the confessional, I told about one of the best writing conferences I’ve attended. I was pitching a young adult superhero story entitled Failstate. By the end of that conference, I had three …

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Geek Confessional: A Super Conference

This entry is part 17 of 21 in the series The Road to Publication.

This entry is part 17 of 21 in the series The Road to Publication. Last time, I told y’all a story about the worst writing conference I ever attended. As much as it stung to go through, it did have an unforeseen benefit. My experience at that conference inspired me …

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Geek Confessional: When It All Goes Off the Rails

This entry is part 16 of 21 in the series The Road to Publication.

This entry is part 16 of 21 in the series The Road to Publication. So this is the entry that I’ve been dreading to write. Simply put, this was one of the worst experiences I’ve had in my writing career. And it actually turned out to be something of a …

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The Road to Publication

This entry is part 1 of 21 in the series The Road to Publication.

This entry is part 1 of 21 in the series The Road to Publication. Every author walks this road at one point or another. It’s a road that they hope leads to the promised land of publication and… …snort… I’m sorry, that’s way too formal and so stuffy. It’s not …

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Geek Confessional: When Dreams Die Hard

This entry is part 14 of 21 in the series The Road to Publication.

This entry is part 14 of 21 in the series The Road to Publication. Thanks to some theological musings prompted by the writings of C. S. Lewis, I had stumbled into a science fiction trilogy about a group of aliens on the hunt for grace. And I was bound and …

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Geek Confessional: The Return of the Christian Fiction

This entry is part 13 of 21 in the series The Road to Publication.

This entry is part 13 of 21 in the series The Road to Publication. I’ve been spending a lot of time talking about all the garbage that I wrote when I was younger. And make no mistake, all of those writing projects were awful, no two ways about it. None …

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