Modern Persuasion Blog Tour

The Modern Persuasion Blog Tour

Tomorrow is a big day because tomorrow starts the Modern Persuasion Blog Tour!  It feels like forever ago that I started taking over the publishing of my novel.  It’s hard to believe that in just over a week, the book will be shipping to everyone who has pre-ordered it and people outside of my circlesRead more

Cover Reveal Participants Wanted!

We are looking for some amazing bloggers again to participate in an upcoming cover reveal. It’s for the upcoming poetry collection, Cupping Water by John Falconer. The date for the cover reveal is on April 5, 2017. Join now! Send us an email to royaljamespublishing@gmail.com or click here to join our blog tour email list. Thanks!Read more

Issues in Modernizing Classics: The Setting

When I talk about setting, in terms of old novels, I am not just talking about the place, but also the time.  Austen variations are fascinating, but the key is most of them merely extend the narrative of the original.  They focus on what happened before, what happened after, another point of view, or justRead more

Issues in Modernizing Classics: Should I?

Clearly the world is, for good or bad, in some type of reboot mania.  At least, Hollywood executives are.  While movie reboots seem to focus on changing the sex of characters or utilizing new technology to tell the same story, I have noticed something connected going on in fiction books.  I have ranted (typically) aboutRead more