scrihb-tote-um (Noun): A portmanteau combining the words “scribe” (writer) and “totum” (roughly Latin for “the whole thing”). Borrowed / adapted from the word “factotum” (one who does all kinds of work) to mean “one who writes on a variety of subjects.”
I strive to offer my experiences as an independent creator with the perspective of a veteran beginner. Whenever I can teach or share, I write an article for my blog, Scribtotum.
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September 1, 2022: Learn what it took for me to write and release my first non-fiction e-book since 2014, Indie Author Marketing Infrastructure: Three Things Every Independent Author Must Have for Self-Publishing Success.
June 10, 2022: I'm proud to announce I've joined the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Read all about my motivations, my early impressions, and my intentions.
April 15, 2022: One for the fiction writers: How the Joker in the movie The Dark Knight is a perfect example of using your antagonist as an instrument to argue the philosophical point of your story.
April 5, 2022: Introducing my affiliate program: your chance to earn money for recommending my books, short stories, non-fiction, and other creative endeavors!
March 14, 2022: When is it time to create your author website, set up your social media, and mailing list? How's six months ago? I explain why the time to get started is right now or sooner!
March 4, 2022: Find out how you can get my latest novel and a dozen other epic fantasy novels in the 2022 Truly Epic Fantasy StoryBundle, curated by Kevin J. Anderson.