Author Journey December 2018

Any big announcements? Not really. I had a very nice Christmas at home with the family. We cooked a turkey and all the trimming, and it turned out to be very nice. I got a new laptop after struggling with my last one for eight years. The new one is silent by comparison and a millions times faster, so that should aid my productivity no end.

How’s the writing going? At the moment it’s not really going at all. I’m still working on a cat-girl short for Otaku Stories volume seven. The first draft is done, now I just have to edit it and we can release that. I’ve decided that I am going to pause Valiant Lineage so that I can get the edits done on a collaborative trilogy that I’ve been working on for over a year now. It’s going to be awesome. Here’s a sneak peek at the first cover.

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Author Journey November 2018

Any big announcements? It was my first full month as a fulltime stay at home dad and I think we’re kind of settling into our positions. He’s the boss and now he’s crawling! It is a totally rewarding role, but it is an awful lot of work. I haven’t had a day off since I left the office… (that’s a joke!)

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Otaku on Writing – Episode 22

What are you talking about this week? This week it’s just a quick one to catch up on our progress with our stories inspired by Dominion Tank Police. It’s certainly been a crazy couple of episodes.

One line pitch! Lots of catgirls…

Any other news? We are going to take a break through December and come back in the New Year with more classic anime to watch and more original stories.

And now for our regularly scheduled entertainment…

Otaku on Writing Podcast – Episode 21

What are you talking about this week? So, following on from the obscene discussion of Dominion Tank Police (you might want to check out last week’s episode!), we shall attempt to brainstorm some ideas for another collection of stories. This is going to be interesting!

One line pitch! Otaku after dark…

Any other news? Did I mention that we love reviews? If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a review on iTunes. It helps others find us. Also, if you’ve read any of the Otaku Stories, you can leave a review for them too. Hooray… reviews… Thank you very much.

And now for our regularly scheduled entertainment…

The Story of how I became a Really Neat Blogger!!!


It’s always nice to receive feedback. Even better if it comes with a fancy logo and a chance to make up stuff. So, without further ado, I would like to thank A Winter’s Reverie for the nomination and the awesome selection of questions to answer. I really enjoy their posts. Their passion for the subject material definitely comes through in their writing. Thanks and keep on keeping on!

Like most things there are rules, so here they are? 

  1. Display the Award Logo.
  2. Thank the blogger who nominated you and post a link to their blog.
  3. Answer the questions of the one who nominated you.
  4. Nominate 7-10 bloggers.
  5. Ask them seven questions.

All right, here are the questions A Winter’s Reverie asked me to answer. 

  1. If you could Blue-Skidoo into your television or monitor, what show would you choose and why?
  2. Once inside your show, what would you do?
  3. If you could meet one fictional character for a date at a coffee shop, who would you choose?
  4. What are some of the questions you would ask?
  5. You have been placed in a fighting game and your about to do your signature move. What is the name of your move and what do you do?
  6. Your opponent’s life bar just depleted and you won your match. What is your winning phrase?
  7. Can you dig it?

Don’t worry the answers are coming. Just sit back and enjoy… Continue reading “The Story of how I became a Really Neat Blogger!!!”