Projects Update

My friends, I didn’t realize that it has been a month since my last post. I’ve had my head down, revising Beat feverishly. My tremendous critique group helped me see that I needed at least three new scenes at the beginning of the book. Some great readers...

July’s Writing Plan

My friends, I finally got Servant of the King polished enough to send it to Covenant. They have confirmed receipt of it and I am pleased as punch. July has ambitious goals. Here they are, in no particular order (anybody remember where that phrase came from? I do and a...

Finding Your Voice

I’ve been writing for a long time. When I was 16, I began a handwritten novel that was essentially an homage to the Robert Ludlum books I had been devouring. I called it The Zurich Connection. See? It even sounds like a Robert Ludlum novel. My book was about a...

That’s almost 10% right there

So I wrote about 6700 words today. With a book that is now 85000 words, that’s nearly 10% of the entire book in one day. It’s late, I’m tired and such, so that’s it almost. Since I posted that I was going to try to get this book done, I have...

I Made a City!

So I haven’t been able to keep up with my goals, which is disappointing. However, today I knocked out well over 2000 words, probably more than 2500. I also built a city! Okay, I didn’t actually build the city, but I drew it up, came up with regional...

Jared Garrett

Author of the Beat Series