Writers have a lot of opinions about writing. I know that may sound like a pretty deep concept, so I’ll give you a minute (cue Jeopardy theme). Welcome to the Zeedub Inkwell, my catch-all for author-related brain droppings.

The Joys and Perils of Writing Humor

The Joys and Perils of Writing Humor

I am a science fiction humor writer. As of this post, I am about to launch a new sci-fi comedy series. And while I am very excited to get it into the hands of readers, I am also dreading the inevitable backlash. This is because all humor suffers...

Where in the World is Zachry Wheeler?

Where in the World is Zachry Wheeler?

I honestly don't know how some authors do it. It seems like they're everywhere all at once. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Goodreads, Twitch, MySpace, Arpanet, the Moon, and lurking around my basement. Social media icons litter their websites like...

No, I’m Not on Facebook (And No Author Should Be)

No, I’m Not on Facebook (And No Author Should Be)

I am fully aware that I will receive a lot of flack for this post, but it's one that I feel needs to be written. Most of my author friends are on Facebook. Hell, many of them have created their own communities on the platform and depend on it for...

What Does It Mean to be an Amazon Best Seller?

What Does It Mean to be an Amazon Best Seller?

Few accolades are more coveted in the writing world than "Best Seller." It's regarded as the pinnacle of success, the peak of the mountain, the most glorious achievement obtainable in the meta realm. (Sorry, got a little nerdy there.) However, in...

Reclaiming Ennui: A Referendum on Social Media Usage

Reclaiming Ennui: A Referendum on Social Media Usage

Anyone who reads my blog knows that I am not a fan of social media. I use it begrudgingly as an author because I need to maintain a presence. At least, I thought I did. Over the last year or so, I have been working through a pseudo experiment with...

A Marketing Breakdown for Indie Authors

A Marketing Breakdown for Indie Authors

Ah, marketing. We all hate it. Seriously, I have yet to encounter a single author who can utter the statement "Why yes, book marketing is a rip-roaring good time and I enjoy every second." At least, not without immediately rolling their eyes. It's...

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