So here we are my friends – the next path. I’ve tossed and turned over the potential ways to get you more of my thoughts and I feel this method is the smoothest. I considered putting my silly face on Youtube, but because of my schedule, this route feels like the best way.
Author Archives: Michael Diamond
Good morning from the trenches, come on in, your emotions are fine. This piece is for my fellow writers in the trenches of the querying process. For all the other writers out there who have yet to query, once you choose to join us here in these trenches, I hope this blog serves as both
The process of bringing a book from odd idea to full fledged novel is a circuitous path. Each book is a road which must be walked. This could take months or years before you, the creator, are happy with the overall finished manuscript. Hindsight is 20/20 they say, but I don’t believe them. Trust your
I spent Saturday at Writer’s Workshop of Chicago, an event I’d marked on my calendar for many months. This was going to be the day where I’d live pitch my most recent work, and get someone interested in it. That’s the point of any pitch – it’s a sales message. This is what trips up
When I think of great fantasy worlds I consider a few at the top when it comes to the sword and sorcery dance. The Riftwar Cycle by Feist, Brooks’ Shannara series, Weis & Hickman’s Dragonlance books, and Tolkien’s tales of Hobbits. Now there are thousands of fantasy book series – probably more like tens