Author Archives: scmitchell

About scmitchell

Author, World Builder. Adventure in Fantastic Worlds

System Update

Last week I sent off the final edits for Xi Force book 4: Triptych. A book that’s due out in October. And even though I have a couple of other writing tasks on the drawing board, I am no longer … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Audible.

One of the great things about writing for Soul Mate is the rights we retain as authors, which include movie and audio-book rights. Now I won’t deny that I would love to see my stories on the big screen, but … Continue reading

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Romance for Guys

So, yesterday, as part of our Christmas celebration, my family went to a movie Double feature, watching Mary Poppins Returns and Aquaman. And, because I’m a guy, we’re going to talk about Aquaman:   Yeah, a real guy movie! Action, … Continue reading

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The Series Bible

On top of creating stories, authors of fiction build worlds, settings for our characters to act out their stories. And if we’re writing series fiction, those worlds tend to grow, and get more complex over time. As the proud owner … Continue reading

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The importance of “in person.”

This blog is late today. I had a busy morning and my local RWA meeting to attend. Lunch and hob-nobbing with my fellow wizards of the pen is always an invigorating time. And the drive home from the meeting got … Continue reading

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NERFA and PRISM

Over the past two weeks I have received news that my novel, Z-Bot, is a finalist for the NERFA and PRISM awards. Oh joy, rapture!!! Back in 2014 my first novel, Son of Thunder came in 2nd in the WisRWA … Continue reading

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Twitching for readers

Why is it that just about the time I figure out how to do the promotion that everyone is talking about that “works,” it stops working. Facebook parties, Newsletters, Blog Hops . . . ugh. Then again, maybe they just … Continue reading

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