Archive for July, 2012
I’m happy to say that I’ve uploaded the first couple chapters from The Timekeeper’s Son. I will be publishing it in September, but here is your chance to check it out the beginning of the story before it comes out. I hope you love it. I know I do, but I’m probably a little biased…
Welcome to my blog. I’m Mike E. Miller, author of The Timekeeper’s Son, if you haven’t heard. This blog is all about me. Ok, maybe not all about me, but I will spend some time talking about my books and my writing career. Plus, I’m going to add some content about writing.
I don’t know that I’d call myself an expert, but I’m hoping that my experiences can help out some aspiring authors. It took me a long time to get to the point where I was ready to take the plunge and write my first book. Now that I’m in the process of publishing it, maybe someone else can learn from my mistakes, er, experience.
So, where do ideas come from anyway? I used to wonder where the great, big stories came from. You know the ones I mean: stories like Starwars, The Matrix, The Lord of the Rings, or whatever. I had this weird idea that these folks were creative geniuses that had all these ideas rolling around in their heads, fully formed. Now, I’m not saying that they aren’t creative geniuses. I’m just saying that there is a lot more to it than that. I have no doubt that those ideas took a whole heck of a lot of work before they even started to resemble the finished products. Never mind the actual stories. Ideas have a long way to go before they become stories. Read the rest of this entry »