Why I am an Amazon Author.

When I wrote the first of the Dark Seas series I presented it to about thirty agents. I got a lot of help from them, quite a few responses. The first book became two, for example. A common response. “I love the writing, but your main character isn’t relatable, likable, etc.” That


The Depths of War Successfully Launched.

The Depths of War was successfully published on July 14th, 2017. So far it’s doing well on Amazon, and I’m quite happy about that. If you’re interested in book 5 of the Dark Seas Series, you can get it directly here: The Depths of War If you’re interested in the series, you


Point A to Point B

One of the most important factors in writing space based science fiction is: “How do my characters get from point A to point B?” That’s an easy answer if point A and B are on the same planet. But when point A and B grow farther apart, even if it’s only as


Book Blurb for The Depths of War

This is the blurb on the Amazon Kindle page for The Depths of War, book 5 in the Dark Seas series. Within the next few days it will be available as a preorder, releasing on 7/14 for weekend reading. __________________________________ Epic Space Opera on a massive scale. Sarah Dayson has done everything


Book Blurbs.

I’ve been writing new blurbs for my books. I feel that is probably the weak spot in my efforts to get them to readers. Here are the first two to be revised. The Anvil of Dust and Stars Epic Space Opera In the future, the human race is slowly dying. After millennia


The Future We Might Know

A lot of papers have talked about the idea of science fiction becoming science fact. This is particularly pervasive in the Star Trek universe. We now have our smart phones (communicators), tricorders, and we’re teleporting particles at a quantum level.  Remember the hyposprays that McCoy would use on Kirk or Spock every



When a person is asked “Who are you?” they often will say their name, or point to their body. The question of who we are is a lot more in depth that where we are.  Or is it? Consciousness is something that nobody has been able to define. We know when we


Finished Book 5

The Depths of War is now completed, except the for the process I am about to detail below. I’d be curious to see how other Indie Authors handle the process of completing a book. Here’s mine. I write <<< To Be Continued >>> for my series, or <<< The End >>> for


Guest Blogger Carol James Marshall

Hello, my name is…..Carol James Marshall author of The Women of the Grey series Starburst book 1 and Red Drug book 2 are now on Kindle Unlimited.  Let me explain myself….   It is often said, by those people that say things and well I’m guessing say those things to people who


Tabby’s Star? A mystery solved?

If you haven’t heard about Tabby’s star, you’re probably wondering what the big deal is. The big deal is this. Over the last centuries astronomy has pretty much worked out how stars are born, age, and die. It depends on size mostly, but if astronomers know the mass of a star, they