Places that inspired the world of the Midnight Guardian

Because the Midnight Guardian series is based in southern Ohio and because I actually live in southern Ohio, I'm often asked about places that I write. Everyone wants to know the same thing. "That place in the book seems so familiar," they say, "what place is it really?" The answer isn't easy. I don't write … Continue reading Places that inspired the world of the Midnight Guardian

Do word counts count?

See also:┬áDo Word Counts Count 2014 Update There are surprisingly few articles on the subject of word and page counts in novel writing. Yet, it is something that perplexes many indie authors. According to Colleen Lindsay, associate director for marketing, social media and reader experience for NAL/Berkley and former book agent, the rule of thumb … Continue reading Do word counts count?