There’s a new fantasy novelette on the block, and it’s a freebie! Read on to find out what influenced me to write Fighting Treason, Book II in the Neo Skyehawk Series.
Our works, whether fantasy, action, adventure, mystery, or thriller, require themes. Influences. They’re our key motivators to writing. This post examines US foreign policy as a base theme for all my work.
Every writer, fiction or non-fiction, has a purpose. Why do we write what we write? What is the meaning behind our words? What makes our stories come to life other than just believable characters? A message. A message that must be read and we’re the right ones to relay such a message.
Entertain to inform, as Lord of Columbia’s first book, Northern Knights definitely will. However, there is a glitch. And the glitch is to promote an idea. Promote a certain value. Promote something that is being censored. Promote liberty, even when the evil corporate monopolies (uh, Amazon), look to stamp out ideas.
There’s an “ancient” marketing technique out there everyone knows about, but have forgotten it in the digital age. Ironically, this “ancient” marketing technique has grown stronger, reaching a readership like never before. And everyone, I mean everyone, overlooks it.