Top Three Series I Won’t Finish

Top Three Series I Won’t Be Continuing The one thing anyone loves—I’m sure—is an awesome series, especially if it’s already fully written and you can just keep jumping from one book to the next. I’m reminiscent of series like Harry Potter, The Millennium Trilogy, and more. But every so often you read the first installment … Continue reading Top Three Series I Won’t Finish

Top Three Things Planned for 2016

Top Three Things Planned for 2016 In a way, it’s like a over-done New Years Resolution. However, making a list does seem to put the extra, added pressure sometimes to get things done. So here goes. 1) Finish my first series My first goal is to complete the Chewy Noh series I started over a … Continue reading Top Three Things Planned for 2016

Top Three thing I’ve learned about writing in 2015

The Top Three things I’ve learned about writing in 2015 I’ve written three 60,000 word books this year. From them all, this is what I’ve learned. 1) Planning While writing the first Chewy Noh last year, I realized that flying by the seat of my pants with just one scene holding everything together is not … Continue reading Top Three thing I’ve learned about writing in 2015

My Top Three Quick Editing Notes

My Top Three Quick Editing Notes When I’m not busy writing, I’m reading, and more specifically, I’m reading self-published works to help those authors out. By doing so, I’ve picked up on three easy ways to improve any manuscript that even I am guilty of, but having seen them so often, these mistakes are now … Continue reading My Top Three Quick Editing Notes

My Top Three Reactions to Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman

My Top Three Reactions To Go Set a Watchmen   Having seen many others’ take on this controversy / book, I wanted to clarify a few things that seemed to bother me about the whole hoopla. But first, I felt I had to—not to mention wanted to—read Harper Lee’s new book, and this is what … Continue reading My Top Three Reactions to Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman

Top Three Failures in Humor (when it comes to writing)

Top Three Failures in Humor (when it comes to writing) What is the impetus for this post? Well, dishing out my opinions on self-published books, I’ve encountered many faulty attempts at humor, and it seems authors are sometimes a little short-sighted to what they’ve done. Again, this is something I’m guilty of—and probably most of … Continue reading Top Three Failures in Humor (when it comes to writing)

My Top Five Living Authors

My Top Three Five Living Authors When I was in university, as an ice-breaker, my professor decided to have us make a list of our five favorite authors. Obviously, this was a small class, and under any other circumstances, a ‘favorite author’ list can tell a lot about a person. However, he decided to append … Continue reading My Top Five Living Authors

Top Three Favorite Books

My Top Three Favorite Books Everyone has their different tastes when it comes to books, myself included. Though this list doesn’t necessarily have to be made, any top three like this does show a lot about a reader’s personality. The opposite could be true to, and will probably be another post at a later time. … Continue reading Top Three Favorite Books

Edit! Edit! Edit!

Edit! Edit! Edit! (My Top Three Editing Requests) I am not the type of person to break out the red pen or whip out a degrading comment in the sake of upholding the holy edict of grammar. Anyone with a halfway decent education should have perspective enough to know language—hey!—it changes, and so do the … Continue reading Edit! Edit! Edit!

My Top Three Binge Blogs

My Top Three Binge Blogs To clarify, these are the writers I don’t visit on a daily or weekly basis. I only check them out once a month and then take in everything I’ve missed over the prior weeks. In all three, there is this hard-to-pinpoint factor that causes me to open multiple pages on … Continue reading My Top Three Binge Blogs