The Writer’s Craft – How to Kill Your Story 101, Part 3

(Silverdale, Washington; Feb. 11, 2021) – Writers have an opportunity to create stories and franchises which can thrive for decades, attracting a broad coalition of fans through innovative, exciting tales featuring innovative, exciting characters. Conversely, writers can turn their success into a disastrous recreation of the Hindenberg’s immolation by betraying their core philosophy, ignoring source … Continue reading The Writer’s Craft – How to Kill Your Story 101, Part 3

On the Waterfront – Talk About Attempted Sabotage!

(Silverdale, Washington; Jan. 14, 2021) – Welcome back to my regular Thursday column!  My original intent had been to open 2021 with a column on the meaning of freedom.  To prepare, I did an informal poll of my Facebook friends, asking them to submit a one or two-sentence definition of what freedom means to them. … Continue reading On the Waterfront – Talk About Attempted Sabotage!

The Accidental Detective is Back!

Six murders in seven months. The Accidental Detective takes up the case this April. The Norfolk Murders, the new adventure mystery by Nathanael Miller, will be hitting the streets April 20, 2021!

Day 8 and 9: The Twelve Days of Albus!

Well, I took New Year's Day off. Albus, however, didn't. So, allow me to amuse you with the Eighth and Ninth Days of Christmas! For the Eighth Day of Christmas, Albus the Crab presents a very dapper Squishy the Octopus! Squishy, of course, has eight arms! Silverdale, Washington. (Nathanael Miller, 01 January 2021) For the … Continue reading Day 8 and 9: The Twelve Days of Albus!

Day 5: The Twelve Days of Albus!

For the Fifth Day of Christmas, Albus the Crab would like to present five Christmas moose!! Silverdale, Washington. (Nathanael Miller, 29 December 2020)

“Proud Lion” Makes a Great Gift!

Proud Lion makes a great (and inexpensive!) Christmas or other holiday gift! Give your loved ones the adventure of a lifetime, all between the covers of the new mystery adventure by Nathanael Miller!

The Writer’s Craft – Critical Critiques

(Silverdale, Washington; Nov. 12, 2020) – Writers must be able to handle critiques and criticism with a measure of grace, dignity, humility, and humor. Anyone who has ever picked up a pen has horror stories of that one person who openly reveled in trying to tear them down.  These people exhibit a streak of cruelty … Continue reading The Writer’s Craft – Critical Critiques

Early Reviews are in!

Early customer reviews are in! "Proud Lion" is a solid read and great adventure!#nathanaelmiller #sparks1524 #proudlion #novel #novelist #navy #murdermystery #mystery #writing #accidentaldetective #military #adventure #book

The Writer’s Craft – And so it Begins!

(Silverdale, Washington; Sept. 21, 2020) – Proud Lion sailed into history yesterday! I am now a published novelist. Monetary success will be nice if I achieve it, but the primary goal has been reached: publication. Nothing can take that away from me, not lack of sales, not lack of critical acclaim, nothing. I am now, … Continue reading The Writer’s Craft – And so it Begins!