I released a book yesterday and my anxiety levels have possibly never been higher. I have never been more scared to put a book out there than I am with this one. Why? Because this book… THIS BOOK almost killed me. It made me question myself as an author. It very nearly made me give … Read more The book that nearly killed me
I seem to be making something of a habit of these apology posts after releasing a book. But at least this time I can honestly say, it’s not my fault. I’ve received word from a number of readers that there have been delays regarding the Along the Razor’s Edge paperbacks. This one is entirely out … Read more Along the Razor’s Edge Paperbacks
Never Die turns 1 year old today! *Waits for the rendition of Happy Birthday to die down*. My little book written as a love letter to martial arts films has exceeded any and all expectations I had for it. It’s a hit! And you, my readers, have spoken. The most common criticism I have seen … Read more The Future of Never Die
Let’s start by saying that I’m really sorry. Honestly, sorry! My next book, Along the Razor’s Edge, was supposed to be releasing next month. That’s not going to happen. The truth is, I messed up. I spent far too long deliberating about what I wanted in terms of a cover, and when I finally … Read more A Big ‘Ol Apology
It’s the last day of 2018, and what a year it’s been. Honestly there are days I wonder how we all made it through this shit storm… But that’s not what this post is about. It’s about the future! And that’s why instead of the usual Gatsby meme to welcome in the new year, I’ve … Read more What to expect from ol’ Bobby Jo in 2019
Yo-ho, me hearties. It’s December and Christmas is everywhere, but I’m making it a piratical holiday! So all December I’m running a competition and all you have to do to enter is send me a picture of a piratical drawing. It can be a pirate ship, a pirate flag, a treasure chest, a kraken, a … Read more December Giveaway – Draw a Pirate!
I am now a good few months into my viking training and I have the scars to prove it. I honestly don’t remember the last time I wasn’t covered in a yellow/brown motley. The strangest thing is that I actually like my wounds, I truly feel as though I earn my bruises and I will … Read more Fighting Like a Viking 2 – Stabbed in the Stones
Yesterday was an interesting day for me. I was stabbed in the chest multiple times, cut open from navel to neck, dismembered, and impaled upon a spear all in the space of two hours… and it hurt… a lot. What does this really mean? Well in an effort to improve certain aspects of my writing, … Read more Fighting Like a Viking