Perseverance is either a novella or a short novel, but don’t let the length fool you—it’s non-stop action crescendoing in an epic battle. Here is a short preview.

You won’t make money writing a novels, nor are there many other rewards beyond personal fulfillment. Take on such a task with full knowledge.

Want to read The War to Persevere before it is released? Here is your chance!

In this digital age with so many other entertainment options besides reading, will people keep tolerating books greater than 100,000 words in length?

Like most entrepreneurs, my business will be coasting through these weeks with one exception. I’ll be giving Exodus away for free on the Kindle from December 24 through the 28th.

How Rob Whittle wrote Pointer’s War. An author’s tale of exploration and writing.

When November began, I stated my intent to use the #NaNoWriMo writeathon as A method to start writing my next novel, The War to Persevere: Book 2 of the Fundamentalists. One month later I have written 15,000 words or just under a third of what qualifies as a novel. Generally, I met my goal for #NanoWriMo,, and wrote most days, […]

The truth about writing fiction is there is little reward outside of artistic satisfaction. Only the most prolific successful authors make money.

How to make #NaNoWriMo more than a produce or bust experience.

One of the best compliments people have given to Exodus is that the first chapter grabs them, and launching them right into the text. So I decided to share how this chapter was crafted. First of all, before I begin let me say not everyone likes the book. I’m not painting Exodus out to be the second coming of the […]

Many entertainment brands have begun experimenting with transmedia, an academic term for extended storytelling across diverse social and traditional media forms. Since I am publishing a novel this year, I decided to experiment a little with transmedia. From the extended Star Wars Universe to the X Factor, Hollywood is mixing in extended online media to build comprehensive experiences. Perhaps even […]

In less than two weeks, I will formally release Exodus: Book One of The Fundamentalists to the world after 19 years. When I think about it my back gets tight, my spirits lift, and my mind feels like it is about to drop down a 300 foot roller coaster slope. I admit it. I’m excited and afraid at the same […]

Over the past few months I babbled about a secret project in blog posts now and then. It’s time to lift the curtain and reveal the project. I intend to release a science fiction novel at the end of summer. Here’s some more babble for you. Exodus (Book One of the Fundamentalists) has been 19 years in the making. Nineteen […]

Image by hashmil Writing two unpublished novels, two business books, and a graduate thesis teaches you a thing or two about long writing projects. Long form writing can be grueling in nature, lasting six months or even a year. When beginning such a project, it helps to have a writing program, very similar in nature to a training program that […]