July 21st, 2014 by JTL Categories: Informational

(To view the books of the Thurian Saga for purchase or preview, click one of the images below or check My Author Page.  Also, please follow me on Twitter!) Book 12 (NEW!!!):   To Morzan, the planet of Alkyr Two was a refuge, a hiding place.  … Continue reading

Writing for yourself versus writing for others…

August 31st, 2019 by Site Administrator Categories: Writing Process

Writing for others involves putting yourself in the place of your audience – all of them – while you are telling a story. This includes the ones who are really with you and the ones who really just kind of … Continue reading

New Book Preview Videos

July 27th, 2019 by Site Administrator Categories: Author's Comments, Observations and Advice

New Book Preview Videos: Hello everyone! It’s been a long time since I’ve written a blog post, yes, but that is because I’ve been very passionate about getting out the Enemy Deity! I’m very pleased with how this came out. … Continue reading

The Legacy of Errors: Grammarly Fails to Deliver

May 19th, 2019 by JTL Categories: Author's Comments, Writing Process, Writing Updates

Grammarly is simply not good enough to trust. Last week, I felt compelled to do something I have never done before – pull one of my books off the market.  As it was, it simply had too many mistakes to … Continue reading

Legacy, in loving memory of Delores Lightsey Powell

April 7th, 2019 by Site Administrator Categories: Author's Comments, Uncategorized

Legacy, in loving memory of Delores Lightsey Powell. For those of you who have previewed or purchased The Legacy of Aris, this book has a memoriam. Here it is as it appears in the book: In loving memory of Delores … Continue reading

The LEGACY OF ARIS has been released!

April 1st, 2019 by Site Administrator Categories: Uncategorized

An amazing sci-fi tale on a world far away! A story of overcoming tyranny, darkness, and doubt! An epic about conquering the past and finding a purpose in life! It’s a completely new adventure in the universe of The Thurian … Continue reading

Legacy Edits are Done!

March 12th, 2019 by Site Administrator Categories: Uncategorized

Legacy Edits are Done! Woo-hoo! After going through this book with all of the fine-toothed combs at my disposal, the edited manuscript is now ready for formatting! That’s an important step, because that will tell me how many pages we … Continue reading

THE END has been written – again!

February 10th, 2019 by Site Administrator Categories: Uncategorized

Okay, if you’ve been wondering where I have been since my last December blog post, the answer is WRITING! Between the middle of November and today, the twelfth book in The Thurian Saga has come to be! Not more than five minutes … Continue reading

New Novel! New Destinations! (I’m already on Chapter 3!)

December 6th, 2018 by Site Administrator Categories: Writing Process, Writing Updates

New Novel! New Destinations! (I’m already on Chapter 3!)  Whenever I start writing a new book, it’s a little like going to a whole new destination, especially since I’m doing more stand-alone stories.  This new book, Enemy Deity, is shaping up … Continue reading

Project Paperback … IS DONE!

November 5th, 2018 by Site Administrator Categories: Author's Comments, Writing Process, Writing Updates

Project Paperback … IS DONE!   On September 19th (48 days ago), I started a project to take four of my titles that didn’t have paperback versions and add make them available for sale.  Now, both the new paperback versions and … Continue reading

Paperback PROGRESS!!!

October 22nd, 2018 by Site Administrator Categories: Author's Comments, Writing Updates

Paperback PROGRESS!!!  Just a quick note to let everyone know that progress is continuing!  As shown in the image from Amazon, the paperback versions are in progress with the interiors uploaded (making Ascension updates complete for the paperback).  I downloaded … Continue reading