Author Steven Lake

(Re)Scheduled Release Dates
Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 3:29pm
Keywords: Writing, OWC, Stories, Deadlines, Production, Quality, Novels, Series

For those of you who've noticed that my blog suddenly got quiet, it's because I took a full month off from writing, and just spent the time recovering, decompressing, clearing my mind, and that ever so elusive action of actually resting for a change.  I know, right?  Who actually r ... View More

Interesting Observations on OWC in Review
Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 10:06pm
Keywords: OWC, Story, Elements, Plot Points, Fun, Mystery, Writing

Well, as some of you know, I've been taking some time off from writing because I hit a major piece of writer's block near the next of Offworld Chronicles (OWC) book 4 just short of finishing that chapter in this surprisingly long saga. (7 straight books is huge for me)  Anyways, as I ... View More

Amazon Kindle Versions Finally Arriving
Friday, April 20th, 2018 1:15pm
Keywords: Books, Writing, Ebooks, Amazon, Kindle

Well, it seems that, after a really long and painful wait, my books are finally appearing on Amazon in Kindle ebook format.  Presently the list only includes Jenna's Journey, What Does It Mean To Be A Christian, and Love: God's Greatest Gift, but that list should start growing to includ ... View More

More changes and updates
Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 7:09pm
Keywords: Books, Writing, Social Networks, MeWe, Forums, Stories, Updates, Changes

Isn't web volatility fun?  I mean, think of all the chaos that brings, right?  By the way, I'm joking.  I only started things out that way as a sort of tongue in cheek at all of the crazy changes that have been going on across the web lately, some of which was precipitated by ... View More

Rules For Series Writing: Working Ahead To Save Your Skin
Thursday, April 5th, 2018 2:23am
Keywords: Writing, Stories, Series, Tips, Tricks, Solutions

I've been asked on many occations an interesting question.  Why, if I've finished the rough draft, or even the final draft, on a book that's part of a series, especially a long one, why do I wait to publish it until the rough draft on the next novel is complete?  Well, the ... View More

Projects Update: Audiobook Production
Thursday, March 15th, 2018 11:03am
Keywords: Books, Audiobooks, Fundraising, Funding, Assistance Requested, Community Assistance

Hello everyone!  As some of you may already know, I have been slowly working on getting each of my novels turned into Audiobooks.  However, as I've stated in other blog posts, this is more of a money consuming venture rather than a time consuming one, as doing audiobooks is costly.&nbs ... View More

An Object Lesson For Life: Trusting and Waiting
Thursday, March 8th, 2018 8:41pm
Keywords: Object Lesson, Life, Trusting, Waiting, Provision, Manna, Doors, Open, Shut, Patience

I thought I'd share this as I had a rather interesting object lesson for today that I thought everyone would be blessed in hearing about.  Anyhow, I went out today to do some shopping as my cat had succeeded in eating me out of house and home.  (That guy is a four legged vacuum cleaner ... View More

New Website Launched!
Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 10:25am
Keywords: New Website, Launch, Ooo Shiny!, New Features, New Look

Well, it's finally happened!  I've finally launched my new website, and it wasn't really the website that was holding everything up so much as, I had no idea what I really wanted for the design.  It took me a while to find something that really popped for me.  But, it did ... View More

New website some point.
Thursday, March 1st, 2018 5:34pm
Keywords: New Website, Launch, Ooo Shiny!, New Features, New Look, Coming Soon

Well, I've decided to update my website, as well as my CMS, and bring it into the modern era, and I've already begun the process with the template redesign.  However, despite having been a developer for over 9 years, I've apparently forgotten just how involved the actual site templa ... View More

My journey with sugar (and the surprising result)
Friday, February 23rd, 2018 5:14pm
Keywords: Sugar, Eating Right, Education, Learning, Health, Food

Okay, some of you are probably looking at that title thinking, "Wait, what!?  What you talking about, Willis?"  I mean, sugar is a daily part of our lives.  In fact, it's such a big part that most of us don't even take notice.  I think it was a couple years ago ... View More

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