Category: Writing

November 2018 – Seven Part 2

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series NaNoWriMo 2018

As mentioned before, this is my non-traditional NaNoWriMo project… just writing every day… Seven Part 2 © 2018 Patrick Hester – All Rights Reserved At the sight of Seven and Julian riding into the village, mother’s clutched their babes and…

Have a chapter on me


Rather than a writing journal today, I thought I’d share a chapter from a novel I’ve been working on.  Well, re-working on.  I’ve changed it up based on feedback from one of my critique groups, and some comments on twitter…

Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing


Elmore Leonard passwed away this week.  In his honor, I thought I’d share Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing: 1)  Never open a book with the weather If it’s only to create atmosphere, and not a character’s reaction to the…

New eBook Now Available: Cahill’s Homecoming


Due to POPULAR DEMAND, May’s free eBook giveaway is now available for purchase via and Barnes and Noble! A lot of people downloaded Cahill’s Homecoming and then started telling other people, prompting them to head out to Amazon looking…