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I’m An Imposter

In honour of the Imposters funding (Todd Crapper and Josh T. Jordan on the same project? The collected awesome of that project will undoubtedly create a singularity of awesome, but instead of nothing escaping the event horizon, it will constantly … Continue reading

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When She Was Five

In case you weren’t aware, my flash fiction “When She Was Five” is up at Fantastic Stories of the Imagination. It’s funny, this was the first time I purposely wrote flash fiction and I sold it to the first market … Continue reading

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Meandering Around the Map

Originally published 20 April 2010 I used to try to be a “seat of my pants” writer. I would start with an idea, and move forward. Sometimes I knew the ending, sometimes I didn’t, but I just wrote until I … Continue reading

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Signage

I don’t think I will ever be blasé about signing books. At Breakout Con – which, by the way, was a blast, and will be an intended destination in con season 2016 – I signed some books for a couple … Continue reading

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Perfecting Your Craft

I’ve done a lot of fiction writing, and have even had people pay me to publish some of it. I’ve also completed a few novels, but I’ve never published any. That said, I have opinions. I know – shocking! So … Continue reading

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Revisions Ahoy

I’ve been going through my catalogue of unpublished stories this last week and revising them. One or two might fit an open market, but not all. Once I’m revising, I kind of keep at it. The distance of time helps … Continue reading

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Booze-Soaked (more or less) Confession

I have a secret for my writing that isn’t something I generally discuss. Alcohol. The drunk writer is as much a stereotype as the starving, bohemian artist. And for me, drunk doesn’t work. When I drink too much, my typing … Continue reading

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The Boltcutter Ebook

The final chapter of “the Boltcutter” will be available at Sword’s Edge, on Friday 17 Jul at 1900 EST. Right now, the full story is available as an ebook from Amazon, and you can find it here. The story will … Continue reading

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No-Fiction Friday: But I’m Writing

In getting back in to regular fiction writing, I’ve given myself permission to write to no purpose. This is going to create a lot more starts without finishes, but I’m okay with that. Since my sale to Black Gate back … Continue reading

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You Aren’t Special . . . Yet

If you are planning to sell your writing, you need to remember that you are not a special snowflake. I know you’ve heard that a lot, but it’s important to understand it. It’s important to understand that you need to … Continue reading

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