Geek Confessional: Time to Get Numb Again

This entry is part 20 of 22 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 I’ve actually faced a bit of dilemma when it comes to sharing these stories about how I went from unpublished wannabe to published impostor author.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 dilemma is this: the order my books were published is not the order in …

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Geek Confessional: Decisions, Decisions

This entry is part 18 of 22 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 nibbles that I could pursue afterwards: Jeff Gerke of Marcher Lord Press had asked …

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Geek Confessional: A Super Conference

This entry is part 17 of 22 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 to sit down and create a superhero character named Failstate. Actually, to be fair, …

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Geek Confessional: When It All Goes Off the Rails

This entry is part 16 of 22 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 blessing in disguise. But I am getting ahead of myself. Before I get into …

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The Road to Publication

This entry is part 1 of 22 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 me. Let’s try this again. So for the past few months, I’ve been spending …

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Geek Confessional: When the Time Comes to Stop

This entry is part 15 of 22 in the series The Road to Publication.

I’m thinking I may have to reorganize some of these posts. I never intended for the confessional to only be about my journey to publication, but it’s kind of turning into that right now. Maybe I’ll dig into that later this week and see what I can come up with. …

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Geek Confessional: When Dreams Die Hard

This entry is part 14 of 22 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 determined to get this thing published. I just had a feeling about it. This …

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Geek Confessional: My First Christian Fiction

This entry is part 5 of 22 in the series The Road to Publication.

So over the past few trips to the confessional, I’ve been telling the story of all of my various writing projects. I never really intended for the Geek Confessional to be my authorial autobiography, but it’s kind of turned into that. Hope you don’t mind. Anyway, while I was in …

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