The Mortalis: Beyond the Realm (Book 4 in the Mortalis Series)
Uncategorized / May 15, 2017

I’m getting ready to begin writing my fourth book in the Mortalis series, although I was hoping to finish a creative writing course before I started. This would help with several areas that I’m weak in; such as, characterization, plotting, and description. This novel will focus heavily on time travel. It seems when I recently advertised on Amazon marketing, the keyword “time travel”  outdid the other keywords many times over.  It was in the thousands as compared to the hundreds with the other better keywords. Not that this is my only focus as I had already determined the main plot of the novel. Of course, this involves the old paradox that if someone goes back in time and kills my grandfather would I cease to exist? Obviously, Commander Marion’s enemies think so, because this is what they are endeavoring to do: kill her husband’s grandfather, Thomas Conrad. But by this time, Commander Marion and the Mortalis have had a growth spurt over the years. While they have increased in height to nearly seven feet, their hair has also turned completely white. Sort of hard to hide amidst the general populace. So they have to take more precautions as far as…

Ongoing Struggle With Software
Uncategorized / May 4, 2017

Just a quick note: I finished proofing my latest puzzle book and was fairly pleased with the finished product, although I did forget to erase the credit line on the first third of the puzzles. I don’t think that it really matters, but other than the cover, the interior looked great. I had asked someone at Fiverr to create a cover for it, but I eventually went with the Createspace cover creator and it actually did a great job. I think it’s all a matter of picking the right design.  If you have a great picture to upload, it also makes a difference. I’m really itching to write a fourth novel in the Mortalis series, but the first three did not turn out that well as far as sales. I still haven’t found anyone that understood what I was really writing about. But that’s okay, it doesn’t matter as long as they enjoy the books. Right now, I’m still proofreading the three-in-one Mortalis series which is nearly five hundred pages. It looks like this will take awhile.  I’ve already had to buy one more proof to correct the alignment in the first book of the series. It was set to…