Tag Archives: Writers

What Indie Authors Do Well

This is an older post that I’ve been meaning to get back to. I can’t think of much to add to it, however. It is pretty self explanatory. One thing I struggle with and it is something I think we … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name.

First, I must thank fellow author and friend Gale Leach for sharing this on the message board of the West Valley Writer’s Workshop. I learned a long time ago that a manuscript rejection means four things, the agent / editor … Continue reading

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5 Key Lessons – Neil Gaiman

Author Neil Gaiman recently provided the keynote for the Digital Minds Conference in an article in on Forbes.com the author distills 5 key lessons from the talk. While intended for an audience of book publishers, these points are ones authors, … Continue reading

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Uncovered Interview with H.P. Lovecraft

I suppose it would come of little surprise to find out that I am a huge fan of the writings of H.P. Lovecraft. I discovered his work in a book of horror stories that belonged to my cousin one fortunate night in … Continue reading

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Great Time at the Avondale Writers’ Conference

This past weekend I took part in the 3rd Avondale Writers’ Conference. I had the privilege of attending as both speaker and attendee. The air had a definite buzz. It was great to see so many talented people, so passionate about their craft. … Continue reading

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Avondale Writers’ Conference

I wanted to share a write-up about the Avondale Writers’ Conference from Examiner.com. I will be giving a talk on using Point of View to enhance your writing. I am looking forward to attending some of the other workshops and mingling with … Continue reading

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It’s a Marathon Not A Sprint

Who am I kidding? That bit of news from my title is older than the hills themselves. Still every once in a while it is necessary to hear the obvious from fellow authors. While we all have visions of our … Continue reading

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How a 91-year-old Author’s Debut Mystery Hit the Bestseller List

I think this post from Anne R. Allen’s blog is a great picker-upper for any writer wondering when the success will come. I know I had visions of being the next hot young twenty something best seller back in the … Continue reading

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Worry About Something Else

I came across a post from Author Nathan Bransford that made me think. You can read it here http://blog.nathanbransford.com/2012/06/why-writers-shouldnt-be-paranoid-about.html With all the things writers have to worry about should posting your query online be one of them? No way. No how. One … Continue reading

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It’s a Sign

I wanted to congratulate my longest held friend Thomas Fatone on the publication of his new book, The Signs of Connecticut. As a native of the Nutmeg State I remember seeing plenty of these blue signs on various road sides. I also … Continue reading

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