Did you catch my interview on The Creative Penn Podcast?

Did you catch my interview on The Creative Penn Podcast?

Joanna Penn, most-excellent thriller writer and podcaster, interviewed me on TheCreativePenn Podcast, on the topic of Visual Writing. Joanna and I share a love of using images to inspire our writing and this was the topic of the podcast. You can hear the entire interview or just read the transcript by popping over to Joanna’s site. And in case you weren’t aware of it, I wrote a Kindle book on using images to Vanquish Writer’s Block. I’ve gotten some really…

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Newest Book Released

Newest Book Released

What started as a lark turned into a full-fledged project – the San Diego Coloring Book. As a long-time San Diego resident and photographer, I’ve been shooting SD for years. It occurred to me one day in the spring that I had never seen a San Diego coloring book, although our city is visited by zillions of people every year. So, I decided to see what I could create. I found a vector-guy on odesk and had him convert images…

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Indie Author Superpack

Indie Author Superpack

This deal from those crazy guys over at Buck Books came out of the blue and lasts only June 8-10 (Wed-Fri). This is insanely short notice on this, but Buck threw together a super-quick, 3-day flash sale as an unofficial launch event for Digital Freedom Academy. He calls it the Indie Author Superpack and includes K.M. Weiland’s Novel Freedom Course Buck’s Serious Email List Building for Authors Rob Archangel’s DIY Self-Publishing Course Plus bunches of books from authors including yours…

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Writer’s Life is Hectic

Writer’s Life is Hectic

At least this writer’s life is! In the last month I’ve had two book deadlines to meet and a third book contract to finalize. I plan on taking a couple weeks off in July just to catch my breath. Just wondering – is your writing life just as hectic or are you able to go at a pace that’s more sane?

[Writer’s Life] Finding Inspiration

[Writer’s Life] Finding Inspiration

People often ask “where do you find your ideas?” Well, they’re everywhere. the girl sitting on the steps, smoking, looking dejected the guy skateboarding down the middle of the street the cat on the roof next door the song that won’t leave your head the whiff of rosemary the taste of risotto the neighbor’s argument the woman who crowds you in the grocery line the age spots on her hands a hookup the bald spot he tries to hide the dog…

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