Year in Review: 2016

The year 2016 has been a roller-coaster-ride of a year. Between wars, crazy politics, and the huge number of celebrity deaths (on that note, I'm not a religious person, but isn't there something in the bible about good people being sent to heaven right before the apocalypse, leaving only the sinners left on earth to … Continue reading Year in Review: 2016

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CreateSpace vs. IngramSpark – My Experience

***UPDATE*** As of August 2018, CreateSpace's services have been moving over to Amazon's Kindle Direct Publishing platform. I have yet to publish a paperback novel through KDP, so can't personally speak to how it compares to CreateSpace. If you have tried it out already, please feel free to share your experience in the comments! CreateSpace … Continue reading CreateSpace vs. IngramSpark – My Experience

E. A. Hennessy is Not Available at the Moment, Please Leave a Message After the Beep

*beep* I debated not posting on my blog this week. I didn't want to break my blog schedule, though, so here I am. I'm SO busy this week working on Grigory's Gadget. I have my time booked with my cover artist at Deranged Doctor Design for mid/late January, which means I need to have a … Continue reading E. A. Hennessy is Not Available at the Moment, Please Leave a Message After the Beep

World-Building: Creating a Universe From Scratch

I'm currently putting the finishing touches on my map for Grigory's Gadget (which will then be beautified by the wonderful artists at Deranged Doctor Design), so world-building has been on my mind.  World-building can be a rough ride. Where do you start when you place a story in a fictional place? How much detail should … Continue reading World-Building: Creating a Universe From Scratch