Free Poetry Chapbook Announcement

By |2022-04-09T07:43:04-04:00April 9th, 2022|On Writing|

This week in my newsletter I announce a very special poetry project I've been working on. To sign up for my poetry newsletter and to receive the FREE poetry chapbook, click here: You can order my poetry books here: Order The Hoarding series here: You can also follow me on: Instagram: [...]

Junkland Journeys Short Story Announcement

By |2022-03-28T12:12:53-04:00March 28th, 2022|On Writing|

I'm starting a newsletter to update my fans on what's happening and what's to come in the writing world of author Patrick Johns. In this video I discuss the release of my short story, Junkland Journeys: Elyara M'ava.  To sign up for my newsletter and to recieve your FREE copy of my short story, Junkland [...]

KDP Adds Hardcover Books

By |2022-03-16T13:57:59-04:00March 16th, 2022|On Writing|

I am proud to announce the latest product in the Patrick Johns Writes library: Stages of a Scattered Mess hardcover. For those of you who don't know, I released my first poetry book on October 11th called Stages of a Scattered Mess. This will be the first of three books in A Poetry Collection of [...]

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 to Outline Your Book

By |2021-10-22T07:33:58-04:00October 22nd, 2021|On Writing|

It's about that time again to begin outlining another book. This November I will be participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) for the first time since 2017. I will be writing the first draft of The Palms of Light, the third book in The Hoarding series (wow it feels so weird calling it my [...]

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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