How to Write a Book

By |2021-12-08T13:03:30-05:00December 8th, 2021|A Writer's Journey, Fantasy, On Writing|

I've heard way too many people say the infamous phrase "I want to write a book." But there's only a select few who actually get to celebrate when that finished product arrives at their front door. I never wept so hard when I received the first hard copy of my first book Junkland, the first [...]

How a Spark of Inspiration Turned Into a Fantasy Book Series

By |2021-02-21T08:31:15-05:00November 9th, 2018|A Writer's Journey, Blog, Junkland, On Writing|

Every author has a spark of inspiration that gives birth to a story. Whether that spark comes from being delayed on a train traveling from Manchester to London King’s Cross or from working on another project which sparks a vivid scene of finding direwolf pups, every story has a beginning before the beginning. But [...]

How an Engineer Became an Author

By |2021-02-21T08:31:38-05:00November 8th, 2018|A Writer's Journey, Blog, Junkland, On Writing|

Fascination, awe, and curiosity are all expressed when I tell people I wrote a bestselling fantasy novel. Especially when I mention my background was in systems engineering, and how my whole life revolved around math—the two fields are totally different! People always wonder how an engineer-type mind could possibly write a fantasy novel. Well, [...]

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