Category: Fiction

Sneaky Twerp now a Kindle Select All Star in Australia & the UK

Yesterday, I was surprised — and amused — to find this message in my inbox: Unbeknownst to me, Sneaky Twerp has been having a nice little surge in sales on Amazon AU. It’s recently been number one in a couple of its categories. Who knows why? Needless to say, I’m looking forward to spending that […]

First draft done

I just got back from a two-week hiatus. My crappy first draft has been marinating in a series of mp3 files. I dictated the entire first draft using a Sony voice recorder. Now I’m transcribing the audio files using a nifty piece of software called MacWhisper. Once the transcriptions are done, I’ll copy and paste […]

Cast of characters

Here are the characters, along with their comic archetype: Sir Aliyah Abdullah — Royal/Fighter/Know-It-All (about chivalry)Lester [needs a last name] (Sir Aliyah’s Page) — Nerd Who Thinks He’s Clever/HedonistMo & Fadwa Abdullah (Aliyah’s parents)Mr. Quaggy (school counselor/homeroom teacher)Principal Regina Regis (middle school principal)Skippy (Med Faire joust opponent)King Courtois of Fief — Bumbling Authority/Showbiz TypeQueen Gwennifer […]