David James

Finally, my brethren,

Today is the close of the contest that has been running for the past two weeks on the review and interview for Tales of the Dim Knight and that will be officially over at midnight Eastern tonight. I’ll announce a winner as soon as I can be sure of one. Don’t forget to e-mail me […]

NAF conducts Superhero interviews! – with contest!

Welcome to the middle of an isolated FBI warehouse. This is New Author Fellowship blog’s interviewer David James as I sit here waiting for two of Seattle’s newest superheroes to show up and be interviewed. This is the only location they both could agree on, and the FBI has assured us that there will be […]

Book Review of Tales of the Dim Knight – with contest!

Today I will be reviewing Adam and Andrea Graham’s book Tales of the Dim Knight. Adam Graham is a multi-talented author known for his wit and poignancy. His political column appears on Pajamasmedia.com and Renew America. He also has short stories published in the anthology Light at the Edge of Darkness, and in the Laser […]

Massive Books Ahead!

I find it interesting as I talk with various writers of fiction – published and unpublished – that opinions vary as to just how many words should go into a novel of any kind. And I’ve found that a lot of it seems to depend on opinions based on whether or not you’re a first […]

What to write when you don’t know what to write.

This morning I realized that I hadn’t prepared a blog entry for today. Then I slept some more. Now it’s the afternoon and I’m realizing that although I was wanting to put up an entry about my son’s birthday last week I still hadn’t transferred the pics from the camera to the computer for putting […]

Traffic Tips – or – Going backwards while thinking you’re going forwards – or – Pick a lane already!!

(Sort of in an Andy Rooney mood for this one) My dad has driven all over this country in one way or another for just about his entire life. As such, he’s seen traffic in just about every state and observed quirks that are true for some states and not true for others. But no […]

Who are you doing this for?

When we go about to write a novel we have a lot of questions that we need to ask ourselves. We should know what we want to write about, what situations will occur in the story and where we want the story to be set. All of these are essential for good story telling. We […]

My own ongoing journey through The Wheel of Time series….

I remember when I first saw The Wheel of Time books by Robert Jordan. It was about ten years ago when The Path Of Daggers had already come out in paperback. I have no idea how I had missed this series, but I remember looking at this turnstile in this grocery store and seeing all […]