USURPER is out!

I blog very little now, since novels are a lot more fun to write. But big news! Usurper, the sequel to Lakhoni, is out! Ready to be purchased and read and reviewed by everyone who reads this and more. Here’s a link.  Go forth! Download. Enjoy!...

PitchWars, WriteOnCon, and Frustration

I’m involved in PitchWars this year. Here is what it is: http://www.brenda-drake.com/pitch-wars/ I even posted a link to my bio here: http://dcmorin.blogspot.com/2014/08/2014-pitchwars-contestant-hop-now-its.html I’m hoping it will help me jumpstart back...

How Much Harder?

I put the best of what I know about writing craft into the first chapter of A Town Called Solemn. I’d been letting the story percolate for upwards of a year and I had a very clear idea of what the first scenes ought to look like. As I wrote that chapter,...

What is THE CABIN about?

Here is a rough ‘back cover blurb’ of The Cabin.  Josh has to get away. Born and raised with ten other kids in the Fundamental Faith in God, a communal cult that splintered off from Scientology, he feels his life and soul being crushed under a tyrannical...

The Cabin Progress Update

I’ll make this quick. The Cabin is done. Or, at least as done as I feel I can get it without professional feedback from an agent who asked to see the entire manuscript. My beta readers for the most part got back to me. All of them had a lot of good to say and...

Jared Garrett

Author of the Beat Series