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It Was Fun While It Lasted

I don’t regret the last year. The novel I published in September may have never been written if I hadn’t made the choice to devote myself full-time to writing for a while. And I think I made a substantial amount of progress on this writing journey by devoting myself to it full-time for a bit. Continue reading

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I Love Chuck Wendig

There’s been a thread over on AW about writers writing full-time and some of the posts have been very frustrating to me because they basically say that this idea that if you try hard enough to be a writer that … Continue reading

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Where’s The Line Between Faith In Yourself and Foolishness?

I have to say that I probably ask myself this question every single day these days.  As most of you know, I’m currently writing full-time. Now, that needs to be distinguished from paying my bills with my writing.  And we … Continue reading

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Balance

You know, I’ve never been a huge fan of the opinion that only people who “must write” should write.  I’ve never ever been someone who had strong singular passions.  That’s how I ended up with three majors in college–because it … Continue reading

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Reality Checks Hurt Sometimes

First, just a little happiness because the new book cover for A World Dark and Cold is up on Amazon (about four days after they said it was, but seems I’m not alone in that). Isn’t it pretty?  My first … Continue reading

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More Writing Advice Books!! (And a long digression about writing full-time)

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

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