The Godfather of Bestselling Authors

The Godfather of Bestselling Authors

I know I’ve already talked about David Farland on this blog. Those who know me know that Dave (whose real surname was Wolverton) was my mentor and editor of my first book: Advent 9. What they may not know is that Dave was also the writing teacher of Brandon...
In Memoriam: David Farland

In Memoriam: David Farland

I got some of the worst news of my life this week. David Farland, my editor, died. Early Friday morning, from an accident. This naturally means that he will not be helping me to self-publish my book this year. He was assisting me in the endeavor. His influence is what...
Absolutely Brilliant

Absolutely Brilliant

World Fantasy Con was this weekend. It was originally going to be held in Salt Lake City (and still nominally was) but they were forced to make this years convention a digital-only event, due to the recent unpleasantness in the world. Though I had already purchased a...
Is Talent Real?

Is Talent Real?

Aren’t questions scary? Oh wait: that’s also a question. Let me rephrase that. Questions are scary. Every peace can be destroyed by just one question. And whether that peace exists between nations, between friends, or within just one person, it is not safe...