Category Archives: My Writing

9 Or So Years, 2.7 million words,$165K

While I was here figured I’d drop in a state of the writing post. So the headline pretty much says it all. I hit the end of my ninth year of writing towards publication in early July. In that time … Continue reading

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New Short Stories and New Covers

I’d unpublished my short stories for a while there because I wasn’t really focused on writing short stories and I’m a weird person and having those up took some sort of mental real estate I wasn’t willing to give up. … Continue reading

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Fantasy StoryBundle

Long time no post. (I usually post at mlhumphrey.com these days.) I can say that my next year’s update, which will come in July, will be pretty exciting, though. I’m expecting to be past the six-figure mark by then which … Continue reading

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Lucky Number Seven

This week starts the seventh year of my writing journey. I’m not where I wanted to be, but I’m making forward progress.  And I have to keep in mind that when I started down this path I had heard that … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Numbers

So, as usual when I know I should be writing but for some reason am stuck, I spent some time today playing with my Access database where I track sales across eight different platforms, eight different pen names, and, as … Continue reading

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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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Bit by Bit

When I don’t feel like writing I often crunch numbers related to my writing.  It makes me somehow feel like I’m working on my writing business but really I just think it’s fun to play with Access databases and Excel … Continue reading

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Clawing My Way Forward One Day At a Time

I should be writing, but I’m not.  So I figured it was a good time to stop and reassess and maybe tell a story that might give someone somewhere a glimmer of hope… (Maybe.  Or be that last nail in … Continue reading

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Ah, to be able to focus on one series

So it’s the end of the year and there’s a novel I should’ve finished and published back in August/September that I’m only 13k words into which leads me to procrastinating.  Note to self: Do not write two novels whose main … Continue reading

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I am a coward

So an election happened here this week.  You might’ve noticed?  And there are many, many discussions occurring around it.  On Facebook and Twitter they’re going on, from both sides of the divide.  And I see those conversations and I think, … Continue reading

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