Category Archives: General

Free Short Story and Thoughts on Pronoun

So, first, my short story The Bearer is free on Amazon at the moment.  Should be in all markets, so if you’re interested, pick up a copy. This is the story that almost almost almost sold to Tor.com back when … Continue reading

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The Shit Writers Tell Each Other…

I’m currently watching a discussion that I’ve seen happen before where a writer is asking about taking a series of books that are currently wide and putting them into KU for a bit.  (For those who don’t know, to have … Continue reading

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A Reminder About Depression

It’s been a looong time since I’ve mentioned depression here on the blog.  But on Twitter today one of the folks I followed shared a link to a blog post I thought was worth sharing by someone who is struggling … Continue reading

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The Confidence Not to Explain

I’m in the midst of a reading binge at the moment and I’m on book three of a very popular fantasy series and, as a reader, am experiencing a certain amount of frustration.  Now, problem once you start writing is … Continue reading

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Too Much and Not Enough Content

I think I can safely say that there is more written content available right now, today, than any one person could every possibly read in an entire lifetime. At the same time, I find myself looking at the list of … Continue reading

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Time To Fix That Typo

One of the great things about self-publishing is that after a book is out you can still go back and fix a typo if you happen to catch it later.  (Also one of the bad things as it turns out…) … Continue reading

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On Overnight Success

Over on Kboards someone started a thread this week about how fast things can go viral and mentioned how it was 100% certain that a book would go viral if you were able to give away 3,000 free copies. After … Continue reading

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Debut novelist…

I checked Goodreads today and saw that I had a new review on the pen-name fantasy book.  It was a great review!  Loved it.  Made my day.  Seriously, if it weren’t creepy I’d give everyone who reviews my books a … Continue reading

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What Is Success?

It seems I’m feeling all philosophical today.  (More like I just can’t bring myself to go back to writing just yet so my mind is wandering and I get distracted by things.) For those who don’t know it, I’m a … Continue reading

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The Slow Build

There’s something to be said for time spent involved in an activity.  When I was skydiving there were folks who came into the sport and hit the ground running and had hundreds of jumps in their first year and thought … Continue reading

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