A Creator’s Journey #21–How Much Should A Writer Write Every Day?

I've once again run into the enemy of all writers: employment. Granted, it's only temporary employment, but it's amazing how much less time you have to write when you're contributing to society and feeding your family. But whether you're a full-time writer or a hopeful on Wattpad, if you want to be a serious writer, … Continue reading A Creator’s Journey #21–How Much Should A Writer Write Every Day?

Why a Mormon Writer is Smarter Than Most Christian Writers

No, not Stephanie Meyer. You can relax. I'm talking about Brandon Sanderson. Author of the Mistborn novels, The Stormlight Archive, the guy who finished Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time after his death, and lots more. Dozens of factors play into success, but there's one fact that should not be overlooked: Sanderson is good. Freaking good. Now, … Continue reading Why a Mormon Writer is Smarter Than Most Christian Writers

Book Review: Ferryman by Michael Blaylock

Here’s what someone is saying about Ferryman. Thanks S.M. Tsonis for the review. She does other book reviews, too, plus some more stuff, so check her site out.

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IMG_7391Title:  Ferryman

Author: Michael Blaylock

Genre: Superhero Fiction

Story: Dark, bold, adult-ish. Charlie Ferris is capable of taking life with a single touch. In this world, they live side by side with Olympus and all of the Greek mythological beings, who do not condone this power, including making a living from it. But when evil, underworld creatures threaten to destroy both Olympus, and the mainstream world, they must work together to destroy the “tarlings” and their creator.

What Worked: “I am on my way to kill a man, but I am not murdering him.” That is the first line of the book. BOOM! It stuck with me the entire novella. The book is short and he makes every sentence count. Very impactful. The book is a perfectly blended creation of Mythology (Greek) and Traditional Superhero.

There’s always a love story, right? As a lover of love and all things…

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A Creator’s Journey #20–The Success Story I Want to Write

I finally figured out why I hate success stories. It's because I look at them and say, "Great for you, but that can't happen for me." Now sometimes this is pure psychological/spiritual crap. My mind can't comprehend any iota or greatness or the devil whispers in my ear that I'm nothing and always will be. … Continue reading A Creator’s Journey #20–The Success Story I Want to Write