Posts Tagged ‘ Ninjas of the 512 ’

#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...

#MarauderMonday: 69 Ways Ninjas Can Kill You

It's Marauder Monday, which means there be pirates, ninjas and other naughty fellows on the loose! Be wary and keep your wits about you, as there are raiders, plunderers, pillagers, looters, robbers, highwaymen, freebooters, bandits, banditos, rustlers, brigands, buccaneers and corsairs lurking around every corner. To start with, let's take the mighty ninja. Ninjas can kill people in a Continue Reading...

The 3-Day Novel Contest: To pay or not to pay?

Each year as the end of summer approaches, I begin thinking about participating in the 3-Day Novel Contest. As longtime readers of this blog may already know, I officially participated in 2011 and wrote the first draft of what ultimately became Ninjas of the 512. Though I didn't win the contest and take home a cash prize, I did walk away with something quite valuable: the manuscript of my Continue Reading...

Halloween treats for bookish types

Halloween is creeping up on us, and here at Buttontapper Press, we're ready to hand out a few treats! From now through November 1, when you buy a copy of Naked Montreal: A Novel of Sex and the Underground City, you'll receive a copy of Naked Montreal Part 2: Porn Stars and Peccadillos free. "Naked Montreal Halloween Treat" on Ganxy!function(d,s,i){var Continue Reading...

Creating an outline that won’t kill your creativity

I've written a variety of novel manuscripts over the years, many during the noveling month of November. My typical approach to writing is commonly referred to as "flying by the seat of your pants," and although this may work in short doses, it is much harder to sustain in novel form. In the past I avoided the traditional outline, with its spontaneity-crushing fascism, convinced it was a tool Continue Reading...