December 30, 2017

A while back, I took stock of my writing and, like many of us small-time, independent authors do, felt chagrined I had not accomplished more. Why wasn't I as popular as (fill-in-the-blank)?

The sensation dogged me until I took stock of what had happened during the 365 d...

December 8, 2017

Five years ago, Jeff Gerke gathered seven of his Marcher Lord Press authors for an ambitious project: to write a novella together, with the authors taking turns providing episodes of a continuous story using the same characters. Today some of those authors continue wri...

November 10, 2017

(T.J. Akers has written a cool new novel called The Final Paladin, available Nov. 16 from L2L2 Publishing. He's stopped by today for a behind the scenes take on his love of literature. I had the pleasure of meeting him in July at the 2017 Realm Makers conference. Make...

September 28, 2017

The title’s misleading. Any author can get his or her books into a library. Simply walk through the door, offer them a free copy, and say, “I’d like to donate this to your collection.”

Librarians like free books. Especially good ones.

What I want to talk about, though, i...

September 21, 2017

This summer I had the privilege of attending Realm Makers 2017 in Reno, Nevada, their fifth such conference. One of the features of this awesome gathering is a bookstore gathering all kinds of speculative fiction - sci-fi, fantasy, horror - written by Christian authors...

September 17, 2017

(Greetings! I'm taking this opportunity to share about Alara's Call, a novel by Kristen Stieffel, who is a fellow Realm Makers attendee.  You can get your copy at http://www.love2readlove2writepublishing.com/books/alaras-call/. Enjoy! - Steve Rzasa)

When I fin...

May 26, 2017

Great news - my space opera Empire's Rift, written to showcase the emerging Takamo Universe online game world, is one of 15 novels curated by Kevin J. Anderson for The Military SF Megabundle at StoryBundle over the next few weeks.

Now's the chance to get your hands on n...

May 5, 2017

Back in mid-winter, I made use of a gift certificate to get some art supplies. Some of my readers may not know I sketch as a means to relax, and also as a way to visualize not only setting but characters. So this time around, I found some thick stock postcards. What wa...

April 17, 2017

A couple weeks back, our family traveled to the distant land known as Denver to visit the Denver Art Museum. We'd planned such a trip in November but other events pushed it off our itinerary. What my wife and I hadn't realized this time around was the presence of a spe...

April 7, 2017

Got a special guest here today - fellow Enclave author Gillian Bronte Adams, as part of a blog tour! Check out her work and follow along for a giveaway chance: 

Thanks, Steve, for hosting me here and helping me celebrate the (almost) one year book birthday for Songkeepe...

Please reload

Featured Posts

I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!

Please reload

Recent Posts