In case you’re unaware, a “morality clause” is a section in a publishing contract that requires the author to maintain a certain behavior and social presence, as dictated by the publishing house. What happens if the author fails to maintain this behavior?
Check out the first chapter to my Flintlock Fantasy, Knightmare Arcanist!
Fun news! The publisher I’m with, DSP Publications, purchased a booth at the LA Festival of Books! The festival is free to attend and will be held at the USC campus!
Just in case you didn’t know, I had my wisdom teeth removed a couple days ago. It was worse than a normal removal because my bottom teeth were sideways and the roots were hooked into my inferior alveolar nerve.
My next novel coming out (June 18th) is KNIGHTMARE ARCANIST. Here is the beck description–tell me what you think!
FUN NEWS! I recently participated in an author interview with Many Books. We talked about genetic engineering and the future of science fiction. It was a great… Read more “Author Interview”
I’m gonna try Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition for the first time!
So after I went through and examined my opening lines, I decided to look at the next couple of paragraphs in each of my manuscripts. They say these are what agents and editors look at to determine if you’re good enough to publish (traditionally speaking).
They say the opening line to a novel is one of the most important sentences in the whole book. It’s meant to hook, intrigue, and simultaneously convey the tone of the story.
So, for those of you unaware, I have a younger brother who recently went to prison. This is technically his second trip, and both times it was because he was caught selling meth.