My Writer’s Update 18/11/2020

Standard warning - I write as PJ Silva and Kai Parker. We are one, yet we are many... Just, go with it. This Week in My World NUSA Earth is LIVECharacter Collective Podcast episode NaNoWriMo Daily updates NUSA Earth IS LIVE! HERE IT IS! Finally. NUSA Earth is now live! Hit the top 5000 overall … Continue reading My Writer’s Update 18/11/2020

My Writer’s Update 2/11/2020

Standard warning - I write as PJ Silva and Kai Parker. We are one, yet we are many... Just, go with it. This Week in My World NUSA Earth Launches on the 4th!NUSA #DearMoon Cover RevealCharacter Collective Podcast episode NaNoWriMo Daily updates kick off NUSA Earth IS HERE! HERE IT IS! Finally. NUSA Earth will … Continue reading My Writer’s Update 2/11/2020

My Writer’s Update 22/10/2020

Standard warning - I write as PJ Silva and Kai Parker. We are one, yet we are many... Just, go with it. This Week in My World NUSA book cover design finalisedNUSA #DearMoon cover confirmedKai and PJ collaborate - but not reallyCharacter Collective Podcast episode 6 goes live NUSA Earth Book Cover Design Finalised I … Continue reading My Writer’s Update 22/10/2020

Don’t Swear on your Book Cover – Well, FUCK!

Kai Parker

Non Compliant! Ouch.

So, I can’t advertise on Amazon. Why? Because of that scratched out word on the cover of my book. Free speech, my ass! Lol. Non-compliant in Australia and USA. I set it as adults only so I’m really not sure why it’s such a big deal. I mean, it’s just a word, isn’t it?

As a writer, I find it truly perplexing because I see the letters, and I see the words, but the meaning is the deepest creation. Yes, I use words to convey a meaning, an emotion, but it is up to the reader to decipher that meaning and emotion through their own filters to determine what it means to them.

Who is Amazon ‘protecting’ here? I feel like it’s much more about political sensitivity than anything sensible or arguable. Let’s have a look at the word, fuck.

The History of the Word FUCK

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Writer’s Update

Photo by Markus Winkler on Pexels.com Hi all. Welcome to my first official writer's update (I'm totally plagiarising Kai Parker right now but since we share a host body, I know she doesn't care, hahaha). Yes, this page is new, and it's time to outline what you can expect from it, me, us. Hmmm... The … Continue reading Writer’s Update

How I Do the Thing with the Writing of the Words… Ah, yeah. My Writing Process.

Introduction It's here! The Character Collective Podcast is now available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and a bunch of other podcasty places. New episodes are out every Wednesday so I decided to supplement the awesomeness with a little blog post. This week, we talked about our writing processes and how they evolved. My process is … Continue reading How I Do the Thing with the Writing of the Words… Ah, yeah. My Writing Process.

Blood and Bone Playlist

https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1krDjOOByzkm6NA5HIoP1j?si=LZpy0lffQr6VlBn2rNU_rQ Blood and Bone Spotify playlist Feel the feels before I write the feels. So many scenes have clarified from the boys' playlist. I love this. This playlist accompanies the developing relationship between Anton and Weylan from full out angry hatred to... well, no spoilers! ♡♡♡ I have a different playlist for the Blood and … Continue reading Blood and Bone Playlist

GoodReads Pages are GO!

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/20557113.P_J_Silva NUSA - The Natural Un-human Space Academy. Where un-humans train to become Alphanauts and travel into space beyond what any human is capable of. I've just added place holder covers under "BOOKS BY PJ SILVA" for the first three NUSA books. NUSA Earth and NUSA Moon are in Edit with NUSA Mars current half … Continue reading GoodReads Pages are GO!

How to go from No Idea to Published Author (WNBW #1)

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08DLMLVPC Dream of being a published author? Discover the seven simple steps to write and publish anything from a blog, to your own book, or anything in between. In 2009, I wrote a book. Which was great, except I didn't know what to do next. It took me three and a half years to work … Continue reading How to go from No Idea to Published Author (WNBW #1)

Write Better with Critical Friends (WNBW #3)

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07PYSLWYR Are you ready to take your writing to the next level? Discover how by finding your writing circle and building your skills. Why should you care what I have to say? After publishing my first novel in 2012, I completed a Master of Arts in Writing and later created the Write Now Program and … Continue reading Write Better with Critical Friends (WNBW #3)