It’s Facebook Takeover time! #SupportIndieAuthors!

Hey, guys! It’s that time of year again when the awesome S. K. Gregory puts together a Blood Moon Rising! It’s already been going on all this month, but today is my turn to take it over! I just thought I’d stop by and let you all know, so you can come wave to me!

…Okay…So…Why Self-Publish?


On Writing and Such

We’ve all faced this situation before: You’ve finished your novel or short story. You’ve taken those first threads of an idea and fought your way through the first draft. You’ve edited the project multiple times until it is as clean and polished as you can get it. You’ve gotten good feedback from those who have read the work and you’re ready for that next step. Which is…?

You want the story published, of course. It’s why you wrote it in the first place. You had a story to tell and you want to share it with the world. But…how?

My experience over the years leads me to believe there are basically two ways to go.

  • There’s the traditional routes, print magazines, and brick-and-mortar publishing houses. Many, if not most, have an online presence which can lead to an even larger audience. The advantages include professional editors and proofreaders to back…

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#RileyAmosReviews taking some science fiction adventures! Part 2

Byzantium by Aswin G

I really liked the story of this book, it was reasonably paced and engaging. That being said, I found myself being pulled out of the story repeatedly by simple little errors. This could be an older version of the book, and it was never anything major, but it was just enough to annoy. Still, the story was excellent and the characters engaging. Without the errors, this would have been a 5 star easily. 3.5/5

#RileyAmosReviews taking some science fiction adventures! Part 1

Dancing with the Dead Charles Freedom Long

This book reminds me of the Honor Harrington series in some ways. An interesting read full of politics, power plays, and action. The dialogue flows well, and I didn’t see anything wrong grammatically, though admittedly grammar is not my strongest suit. Still, an excellent read if you are looking to reach high Earth orbit. 5/5