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When the Well Runs Dry

When working on my first novel, my biggest fear was that once complete that was it for me. That one book would be the only one in me. My career as a writer would end before it even started. At … Continue reading

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Undead Heart is Still Coming

The problem with deadlines is that once you set them you have to be ready to deal with missing them. I began writing Undead Heart almost three years ago. The plot came together quickly in my head and the characters … Continue reading

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Writing Update

This Monday I figured I would put up a post about where I am with my current writing projects. At the very least I figure it will help keep me on track. At the best I hope it gives some … Continue reading

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Backlist and How to Do it on Your Own

As a writer building my audience and just reaching my stride I love reading about how others have done it. Joe Konrath is no stranger to independent authors and I often find his posts on A Newbie’s Guide to Publishing … Continue reading

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The Early Bird Gets Worms

I know I have made this mistake. That novel you just wrote is itching to be a breakout success  You know if you could just get it out there it would take off in no time. Slow your roll. Nobody is … Continue reading

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Point of View for Writers Slides

Here are the slide from my presentation from the Avondale Writers’ Conference. You can view the presentation at Slide Share.com. If you would like a copy of the slides you can download them here.  SLIDES UPDATE: I meant to include … Continue reading

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So You Think You Have Guts, Do Ya?

I saw this in my RSS feed. Do you think you could or would share your work in progress with the world? I use Google Docs quite a bit and backup much of my work on there. I do not … Continue reading

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I am Not a Number…

You may already know that I am a librarian, but I am also a certain type of librarian. I spend most of my day cataloging state publications for the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records. I went into, what we … Continue reading

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Two Developments on the E-book Front This Week

So the government is heading into court to smack the hands of Apple, Macmillan and Penguin. E-book Price Fixing Trial Set for 2013 I am more interested to see what comes out in the arguments before the bench than any possible … Continue reading

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