Dark Fangs Raging Book Two, Chapter 1-3

Chapter One Luke reached up from the backseat of Pablo’s pickup and patted Delilah on the shoulder. “It’s time.” “Remind me why Pablo can’t drop us at the front door?” Delilah folded her arms across her chest, looking mildly disgruntled. Pablo shook his head. “I’m not particularly interested in having my pickup and its license […]

Preview: Dark Fangs Rising – Book 1 (Chapters 1-3)

Chapter One Luke’s prey stumbled in front of him; the weight of the intoxicated woman slung over the vampire’s shoulder made him clumsy. With all the vamp’s attention on the drunk woman, he had no idea what other dangers lurked in the night. The vampire maneuvered his impaired victim into the shadow of a massive […]

Preview: Rise of the Centurio Immortalis

Prologue – 109 CE DISCLAIMER: This is an unedited preview, please ignore typos and mistakes. There may be significant changes between this version and the final published version. Lucius ambled toward his parent’s house. He didn’t known what to expect during his first trip home after leaving it to join Rome’s legions. Freshly returned from […]

Status Report – January 12th

  • January 13, 2022
  • Publishing
  • C. Thomas Lafollette

I got to hold my paperback in my hands for the first time today! My proof from KDP arrived. I should see the proof from IngramSpark in a couple weeks. Publishing wide means I have more options and ways to reach readers, but there sure are a lot of moving pieces. I’m almost two months […]

Keeping Organized With Multiple Deadlines (Part 2)

Last time, I discussed my 2021 goals and how I set them. This time, I’ll go over some of the tools I’ve used to keep my writing on track. I’ve relied on a variety of tools and techniques to keep myself motivated and my writing moving forward. That’s been the key my success this last […]

Keeping Organized with Multiple Deadlines (Part 1)

The Who and The Why Hi! I’m author C. Thomas Lafollette. I’m an indie urban fantasy author with a busy release scedule for 2022 and a lot of work to do to get there. I hope these posts provide some helpful hints/tips/tools to help you organize and advance your own writing. I’m in the process […]

“Preposition Stranding” or “Ending a Sentence on a Preposition” 

“That is the type of arrant pedantry up with which I shall not put.” – Winston Churchill Whatever you think of Winston Churchill, you can’t fault his ability to turn a phrase. The above sentence perfectly encapsulates the absurdity of one of English grammar’s most odd rules. Grammar rules exist to help create ease of […]