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Monthly Archives: October 2014
A year ago I decided to self-publish some of my short stories that had come close at pro markets, but hadn’t received that coveted “Yes, we’ll buy it.” I figured I’d rather control them than sub to semi-pro and I’d … Continue reading
For those of you that don’t know, Amazon has a new program out called Kindle Scout. It’s yet another way to maybe get published through Amazon (beyond self-pub or one of their imprints). Could be useful if Amazon uses their … Continue reading
When you decide to scrap the last 12,000 words from the latest draft of your 75,000-word novel because you’ve decided it just doesn’t work. Good times!
Anyone who has read this blog for a while knows that I’m a voracious reader of writing advice books. (I like to think the results of all that reading show in my actual writing, but, well, who knows. They’re still … Continue reading
I have 227 pages of novel sitting next to me waiting for review, which makes it the perfect time to write a blog post… The other day on one of the forums someone made the assertion that it’s far more … Continue reading
Sometime in the last week or two I hit the half million word mark. That’s counting words since I decided to get “serious” about this writing thing about three and a little years ago. And only counting words written for … Continue reading