Almost finished

I’m close to completing the final draft of my next novel. I’m just weeding out a few echoes. For those who don’t understand what that means, I’m weeding out echoes to remove any echoes.

A book is never finished

” “A book is never finished; it’s abandoned.” ― Gene Fowler I post this because I just realized I began writing my current novel sixteen months ago. I’m still making changes, but I hope to send it off to an editor for evaluation by the end of this month.

Great review from Writer’s Digest

I posted a few weeks ago that Novak’s Mission received an honorable mention from the Judge for the 8th Annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published eBook Awards. I have just received the text of the review. Novak’s Mission received 5-star ratings in all six categories. The judge wrote: This was a great read. I really enjoyed the…… Continue reading Great review from Writer’s Digest

I missed it

I had hoped to complete the second draft of my next novel by the end of the year, but I fell 5,000 words—seven scenes in two chapters—short. Tomorrow should do it.

“Novak’s Mission” wins award from Writer’s Digest

Novak’s Mission has just won an Honorable Mention in the Mystery/Thriller category for the 2020 Writer’s Digest Self-Published E-book Awards. Apart from the honor of the thing, this should help with promotional efforts. Thank you to my editor, Kylee Madison, cover designer, Laura Boyle, and narrator of the audiobook, Robert McBride.