Permuted Press: WTF are you doing?

Permuted Press: WTF are you doing?

    For those of you who follow my blog, you know that I’ve been working on the Up From the Depths series. You may also know that in March of 2014, I was accepted and signed by Permuted Press, a publisher known for apocalyptic horror fiction. Permuted Press had recently changed hands before I … Continue reading

What makes Up From the Depths stand out?

What makes Up From the Depths stand out?

For those of you who don’t know what Up From the Depths is, its a 6 book series that details the events of an ensemble cast before, during, and after an apocalyptic event. So what makes it stand out? The ensemble cast for one. There is no ‘hero’ character within the entire series. There are … Continue reading

Seeking Beta Readers

Seeking Beta Readers

I’m looking for no more than 10 people willing to take on the task of being a Beta Reader for my Up From the Depths series. While this may sound simple, there are some requirements. Requirements You must be able to discuss each book more than just commenting , it was good, or it was … Continue reading

Concept cover art

Concept cover art

Here is a sample of some covers for the Up From the Depths series. These covers were made using Powerpoint and are not from the publisher of the series.                

Preparedness, Practice, and your BOB

Preparedness, Practice, and your BOB

For National Preparedness Month, here’s a couple of tips that every prepper or anyone interested in prepping should consider.   As a prepper, if you fail to actually practice any of the plans you may have for whatever event, how can you be proficient or consider yourself prepared? Remember the fire drills that as a … Continue reading

Up From the Depths Book 1 release date

Up From the Depths Book 1 release date

Where will you be when the world ends? What will you do to save the lives of people you love? Follow the men of ODA-141, the Outlaws and the SEALs of Shark Platoon in this hard-hitting, real-world look at life before, during, and after an apocalyptic event. In a world ravaged by a mutated virus … Continue reading

Aspiring Author Versus Author

Aspiring Author Versus Author

Many of us have heard the term ‘Aspiring Author’. What does that actually mean? The definition of aspire to to have a strong ambition or desire. By using that definition, we can extrapolate that aspiring means you have a strong ambition or desire to accomplish something. In the real world, an aspiring author is someone … Continue reading

Chapter length and the economy of words

Chapter length and the economy of words

Over the past few years, I’ve heard more and more readers discuss chapter length. Most of the discussions have centered around how long a chapter is, the length, versus what actually happens in that chapter. There are some authors that have the market on the economy of words meaning that either the chapter is short … Continue reading