The Writing Life

This morning I am starting my 14 hour drive to Liberty Con in Chattanooga TN where I’ll be a guest. So, I will try to post between now and Monday, but no guarantees. If you’re at Liberty Con this weekend, stop by and say hello. I’ll be there signing my book on Saturday afternoon and
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Copyright And Book Covers

The issue of book covers and copyrights came up recently due to some memes that I created for other authors. In my book cover presentations, I make it very clear to people that if you don’t have express permission to use an image, don’t. Better safe than sorry for DIY projects. Of course, there are
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New Release: Jake: A Relic Hunter Short

I have a new short out. Jake: A Relic Hunter Short If you’ve read St. Lucian’s Star over at Lyonesse.silverempire.org, you’ll have already met Lillyanne and Jake. If not, here’s you’re chance to read about how Jake came into Lillyanne’s life and find a few surprises about him. You can get the story for free
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Working Like Crazy, But Getting Nowhere Fast

The good news first. My short story, St. Lucian’s Star is up at Lyonesse. Check it out. I have a short accepted to Mercury, the first of the Planetary Anthologies that Superversive Press is putting out. My book is now available in print through CreateSpace. Now for the other news. Lately, this is what I feel
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One Page Podcast: For Steam and Country by Jon Del Arroz

http://dawnwitzke.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/For-Steam-and-Country.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSHer father’s been pronounced dead. Destructive earthquakes ravage the countryside. An invading army looms over the horizon. And Zaira’s day is just getting started… Abandoned at an early age, Zaira von Monocle found life as the daughter of a great adventurer to be filled with hard
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Review the KISS way

Imagine walking blindfolded into a room. You tell a story and at the end there is silence. Feeling a bit worried? Well, that is what it’s like for authors. We know you have our books. We know some of you have even read them. But, without reviews, it’s like that silent room. Don’t write reviews
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Movie Review: Rogue One and Triple X 3

This week, I figured out how to multitask. This allowed me to watch movies while doing mindless work. I’ve been meaning to get to both of these movies awhile ago, but just hadn’t had the time. First off was Rogue One. It was good, even thought I thought it was told from the wrong POV.
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99c Sale May 18-19

Path of Angels will be on sale May 18-19th in celebration of my son, Andrew’s birthday. He is a huge gun nut and in book two, his weapon designs will make a debut. I’m sure the cool factor plays more into the designs than practicality, but this is fiction, cool is perfectly acceptable. The ebook
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Siouxper Con Recap

[After Day 1] It’s 3:20 am and I just got home from Siouxper Con. Still debating on how I’m going to accomplish sleep, Mass and an hour plus drive back to the Con. Today was fun. Siouxper Con has the most party atmosphere of a con that I’ve been to. Fun was the number one
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