Posts Tagged ‘ Ninjas of the 512 ’

Talk Like A Pirate and win some booty! #giveaway

Whether you belong to the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, hate Real Ultimate Power, or just love rum and booty, today is a high holy day: It's International Talk Like A Pirate Day! [caption id="attachment_10632" align="aligncenter" width="550"] "Once word leaks out that a pirate has gone soft, people begin to disobey you, and then it's nothing but work, work, work all the Continue Reading...

Top 10 Reasons Ninjas Will Always Beat Pirates

Once upon a time I wrote a book about the ultimate showdown between pirates and ninjas. That book is called Ninjas of the 512, so as you may have guessed, I took up swords on the side of the ninjas. After much polling and discussion with various people from all walks of life, however, it has come to my attention that this is simply WRONG. "The pirates are supposed to be the good guys," Continue Reading...

Outlining doesn’t have to blow dead bears: From brainstorm to novel

As Chuck Wendig has recently written on his blog, outlining doesn't have to be an exercise in high school-esque futility. Indeed, it's a fundamental step towards getting your novel down on paper. And even a reformed pantser like me has embraced the joys – or at least the relative painlessness – of outlining. (I've written about my methodology here in case you're curious.) So what the hell Continue Reading...

Are you ready for Prime Time? Notes on my 2015 3 Day Novel

As my rabid fans may recall, I completed my first full-length novel manuscript back in 2011 as part of the 3 Day Novel Contest. That manuscript ultimately turned into Ninjas of the 512: A Texas-Sized Satire, my first book. I also wrote a nonfiction guide to writing a novel in 3 days called Confessions of a 3-Day Novelist: How to Write an Entire Book in Just 72 Hours, based on my experience, in Continue Reading...

#Booktoberfest: Enter my Enter the Ninja giveaway

Today's giveaway is all about ninjas! Enter to win my Booktoberfest contest below, and feel free to share this post with your ninja loving friends. a Rafflecopter Continue Reading...