Evolution of My Writing Process

Patrick Dugan October 8, 2018 No Comments

One of the panel questions I had at the Kannapolis Writer’s Block was “What do you wish someone had told you about writing when you started.” Honestly, there were so many things that I had trouble coming up with just one. That got me thinking about how to best deploy the avenues I have available […]


Big Weekend Ahead

Patrick Dugan July 19, 2018 No Comments

Hello everyone!   Storm Forged has been out about six weeks now. It’s hard to believe that I actually have a book out. Hearing how much people are enjoying the story makes all the effort worthwhile. I’d like to thank everyone for their support and encouragement. On to what’s happening: This Saturday, I’ll be doing […]


What to Read Mother’s Day Edition

Patrick Dugan May 13, 2018 No Comments

To all the Mom’s I hope you had a wonderful day. I’ve finished a few books over the last couple weeks and thought I’d share. Cynthia St. Aubin’s newest book is called “Private Lies” and what a great read. Jane is sassy, unstoppable and a hell of a lot of fun to read about. I […]



Patrick Dugan April 30, 2018 No Comments

Welcome to the latest on all things Storm Forged! Last week I got the cover art and release date for Storm Forged. This week I’ve got a few new things to discuss. The free stuff in FREE STUFF HERE is that if you sign up for my newsletter, I’ll send you the 1st chapter of […]


Book Cover Reveal!!!!

Patrick Dugan April 24, 2018 No Comments

Very exciting news today!  Storm Forged has a cover and a release date!!! Davey Beauchamp did the cover design and I’m really happy with how it come out. I can’t wait to see the printed version. When you may ask will that be? The release date is June 1st, 2018. I’ll send out the link […]


Storm Forged Update

Patrick Dugan April 16, 2018 No Comments

Sorry it’s been a while lots of news to go over!!! I have a cover artist that I’m working with!  His name is Davey Beauchamp and his work is fantastic. You can check out his art in “The Art of Davey Beauchamp”. I am super excited to see what he’s come up with for the […]


The Tron Light Cycle Inspired white board

Patrick Dugan January 14, 2018 No Comments

This weekend I took a break from writing to install my new white board. With two books in progress I needed an easy way to keep track of ideas and to dos, so I bought a frosted white board for over my desk. But the plain white board wouldn’t do, it needed to be creative, […]


Welcome 2018

Patrick Dugan January 2, 2018 No Comments

It’s a cold day here in Charlotte as it is around much of the south. So here’s a few great ways to stay inside and warm. #1 Artemis by Andy Weir. Fast paced story with great characters. A good follow up to the Martian. #2 Real Genius – an oldly but a goody. There are […]


Year in Review

Patrick Dugan December 29, 2017 No Comments

Goodbye 2017! Hello 2018! Well before I get ahead of the coming year, I thought it would be good to look back over an interesting, but good year. In May I got married, sold a house, bought a house all over a week. Yes, I am crazy, but it was an awesome experience. In August, […]


Random Geekery!

Patrick Dugan December 10, 2017 No Comments

Chapter 2 of Book 2 is just about complete. Really excited for this book, lots of cool ideas which I can’t wait to share. Definitely going in some interesting directions. Another thing I can’t wait for is Ready Player One the movie!!!  You can see the new trailer here The trailer looks awesome, though it […]