Market Your Books; Market Your Brand Presentation


In February, I’m giving two lectures. One was last night at the Smoky Hill Library, the second is February 24, 2020 at the Koebel Library thanks to the Arapahoe Libraries. If you can’t make it to them, or wanted some of the tools I shared, you can view the presentation here at this link. TheContinue reading “Market Your Books; Market Your Brand Presentation”

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Then I Guess I Have to Keep Going!


The other night I talked with two fellow writers about goals. One of the many discussed subjects was self-publishing vs traditional publishing. I’m doing both. Going hybrid is the best route for me because there are some projects I want to get out into the world without the hassle of submitting to agents and publishers.Continue reading “Then I Guess I Have to Keep Going!”

Four Biggest Lessons Culled from the Writer’s Digest Conference


This past weekend I traveled to New York to the Writer’s Digest Conference. I returned home well after midnight due to a delayed departure. Having gotten 5 or fewer hours of sleep for nearly a week, it took some time to recuperate. The conference was equally invigorating and exhausting. You arrive home, eager to goContinue reading “Four Biggest Lessons Culled from the Writer’s Digest Conference”

Like L’Oréal, My Writing is Worth It!


This weekend I’m headed back to New York City for the second time this year. And for the first time in a long while I’m going as an attendee. No booths, no panel appearances. It’ll be a nice change of pace. However, it felt a bit odd deciding to head to the Writer’s Digest Conference.Continue reading “Like L’Oréal, My Writing is Worth It!”

Myths and Legends Con – 2017 Schedule!


9 hours of programming for Myths and Legends Con this year! I’ve been at this con every year and look forward to it. This will mark my fifth year at MALCon and it continues to be one of my favorites! With the smaller attendance, you get a chance to talk to people, take a breath, reallyContinue reading “Myths and Legends Con – 2017 Schedule!”

Denver Comic Con: 2017. Let’s do this!


Thomas A. Fowler, author of nerdy things here! I’ll be at the Spine Press + Post booth all weekend for Denver Comic Con! I’ll be at booth B11 alongside fellow author Melissa Koons. Come see us, we’ve got new books to sell, giveaways and convention exclusive sales! Take a look and we’ll see you there.Continue reading “Denver Comic Con: 2017. Let’s do this!”

Simplifying the Ascent


Several weeks ago, I wrote about treating your writing like a mortgage. You owe yourself a daily word count and effort to contribute to your success. Well, I spent five weeks doing great with it. At one point I even exceeded my set pace. With 2541 words ahead, I had given myself two days worthContinue reading “Simplifying the Ascent”

NECESSITIES OF SEARCH: CONSISTENCY


One element that is persistently required of your website or blog is consistency. It’s vital. By doing so, you create a consistent voice for yourself on the web and it creates content on a calendar. What does “Consistency” in writing blog posts and content on your website mean? Exactly that, it means that there is somethingContinue reading “NECESSITIES OF SEARCH: CONSISTENCY”

Literary Music Lessons: Motivation and Norah Jones


Motivation: it can be the factor in your writing that determines how readers perceive your characters. Think of your favorite heroes. Now your favorite villains. Odds are if you thought about their character arcs, you also can figure out their motivation. Solid characters need something to drive them, even if they’re secondary. Because if aContinue reading “Literary Music Lessons: Motivation and Norah Jones”