Tag Archives: #books

How to Tell The Damn Story – Book Recommendations

So, this short video recommends two books I am hot on right now, one about writing fiction, the other about writing comics. I hope you find this helpful. Let me know in the comments section.

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“Blackjack: Ransom for a Dead King”                                                                               An Adventurous Gift for You

There are so many ways to tell a story. Print, e-books, audio, just to name a few, are growing in popularity as part of the Indy book movement (despite the doctored figures big publishers want people to believe). Podcasting and … Continue reading

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When the Babies Arrive

You’ve written and rewritten and rewritten your novel. Gotten beta readers and proofreaders to go through it, maybe copy editors and lime editors if you’re able. Everything that can be done has been done. Cover have been designed, tweaked, polished, … Continue reading

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More Writing in 2015

Things have been quiet on this blog for a long while, but my computer has been busy. Here’s what I have been doing: I have an anthology coming out early next week, BLACKJACK: SHOOTERS, in which I write a few … Continue reading

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Study Those Whose Writing Impresses: Joss Whedon

Part of any writer’s responsibility is to study the writers who influence his or her writing. Experts will advise the developing writer (and any writer worth a reader’s time should consider herself/himself developing on some level) should read everything available … Continue reading

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A big step for a small book

I don’t get nervous. That is what I keep telling myself as I pace the kitchen, boiling water for another cup of tea. Not nervous at all. Pace, pace. Not me. Pace, pace. Never. Today I join my partners in … Continue reading

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On Writing: A Phone Call Writers Dream of

You can’t wait for it, will it, pay for it, or do it yourself, but every once in awhile, a blessing comes to writers. Something that re-energizes, that affirms beliefs, keeps the writing going. When it comes, embrace it, live … Continue reading

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