Day: December 23, 2019

From My Writing (Christmas!) Playlist

I know, this technically doesn’t count because it’s a commercial jingle… but COME ON!!! This one was all over the place. It was never the Holidays when I was younger until I heard this song! I was so upset when they stopped playing it every year… Thank God for Youtube!!! When to Listen:¬†Build up. This is a song that just fills you with anticipation … Read More From My Writing (Christmas!) Playlist

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Writing for a Niche Audience, a guaranteed way to reduce your sales/exposure #Writing #Author #Advice

Hi Jim, I was reading some of the advice you’ve been giving out. I wanted to know what you think is the absolute worst thing a writer can do (besides giving up), when they go to get published? What is your #1 no-no? Best, Len Hi Len, I’m certain I’ve been asked this one before, and I’m also certain that I don’t remember what … Read More Writing for a Niche Audience, a guaranteed way to reduce your sales/exposure #Writing #Author #Advice

Off My Writing Playlist #Music #Metal #Writing

No Junjou Na Kanjou… let me come right out now and say this… I don’t speak Japanese. I never have. I tried to… but foreign languages are not my strong suit. I successfully learned Latin, and still botch it up on a regular basis when trying to speak it. Then what are you doing listening to this? Do you have to understand everything in … Read More Off My Writing Playlist #Music #Metal #Writing

From My Writing (Christmas!) Playlist #Music #Writing

Not a fan of Groban personally, but this is really the best version of this song I’ve heard. When to Listen:¬†Touching scene for a touching song. This is one to listen to when you’re writing a solemn scene between some of your main characters. Something either before or after the big fight when they have some down time to express feelings. Readers, Do you … Read More From My Writing (Christmas!) Playlist #Music #Writing

From My Writing (Christmas!) Playlist

This song is dumb. I mean downright dumb. Listen to the lyrics and the horrible things that they say about Africa. I know… I know… they meant Ethiopia, but they didn’t say Ethiopia, they said Africa. “There’s a world outside your window, and it’s a world of dread and fear Where a kiss of love can kill you, and there’s death in every tear … Read More From My Writing (Christmas!) Playlist

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Magnifica: Dark Redemption (Chapter 1)

THIS POST HAS SPOILERS, IF YOU PLAN ON READING MAGNIFICA, PLEASE SKIP!!! Apparently I have some speed readers on my hand, because as of late, I’ve been getting emails regarding a certain plot point that comes at the end of Tears of the Fallen: So if you don’t already know… last chance for spoilers… yes, […]

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Drakin, where to buy, and what’s next? #Writing #Fantasy #SciFi

Hello all! I hope everyone has enjoyed The Drakin Series!! Please don’t forget to leave me a review on Amazon once you’re done. That really helps me out a lot. Copies of these books, as well as my others, can be purchased on Amazon by following this link: James Harrington’s Author Page They’re also available at Barnes and Noble, as well as many other … Read More Drakin, where to buy, and what’s next? #Writing #Fantasy #SciFi

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The Ins and Outs of Publishing, A Directory of Advice. #Writing #Author #Advice

Okay, so it looks like I’m still getting a lot of publishing questions. These are recurrent questions I get on a regular basis, and while I want to try to respond to everyone who reaches out to me, I don’t want my blog becoming redundant. So I think I’m going to repost this on a weekly basis from now on to help people navigate … Read More The Ins and Outs of Publishing, A Directory of Advice. #Writing #Author #Advice