Author Archives: patrikmartinet

About patrikmartinet

I'm an aspiring author trying to get my first book published.

Refreshment

When I first started reading The Wheel of Time fantasy series back in high school there were five books in the series. Every time a new book was released I felt compelled to re-read all the previous books to refresh … Continue reading

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Shifting Gears

When I first started writing a book I did it with the goal of being traditionally published, that is, a publishing company liked my book so much that they would be willing to take a financial risk on me and … Continue reading

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Hear Ye Hear Ye

As many of you know, for the last several years I have been striving to publish my first novel. Well, I’m here to announce that in the very near future I will be publishing The Path of the Synthesizer, book … Continue reading

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Protagonist

In the process of developing my world, I invented a lot of characters. Many of them are characters¬†with actual roles in the present story, and many of them are historical characters that, although they don’t specifically appear in the novel, … Continue reading

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Fitfully Creative

I’ve wanted to write a book for a long time–longer than I can really remember–but I was never able to come up with a good idea. Now, I know this might come as a surprise, but I think this was in part due to … Continue reading

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Don’t Quit Your Day Job

I’m sure this comes as no surprise, but writing a book takes A LOT of time. I bet if you took a quick poll of a bunch of random authors they would unanimously agree. And I’m not saying that I didn’t already know this … Continue reading

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My Writing Year in Review

I’ve never been one to make New Year’s resolutions, but as 2013 faded into 2014 I made the goal–not technically a resolution, I don’t think–of finishing the first draft of the book I had been writing. I won’t get into … Continue reading

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