Tag Archives: fiction

Using Common Threads to Spur Creativity

Writers, when in doubt, use a thread. That’s what I started out doing a year or so ago, as I often do. I wanted to increase my short story production, and I decided I’d pick a loose thread or theme common to the next few stories I’d write. Three or four ideas for stories sprang …

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Nine Days Out: The Self Publishing Experience (So Far)

Unless you happened to just today discover me and this blog, you already know that my short story collection, Thank You for Ten: Short Fiction About a Little Theater launched a week ago Saturday. It’s my first self-publishing experience and while there is still much to do to promote and sell copies of the book, I …

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“Thank You for Ten”: Some Pre-Launch Thoughts

Well, tomorrow is it. I will launch “Thank You for Ten: Short Fiction About a Little Theater” and make it available for purchase. All technical aspects have to the best of my understanding been taken care of. I’ve talked it up quite a bit over the last eight weeks or so, and I’ve processed the …

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Last Call for Novel 2

Hard as it may be to believe based on my blog and Twitter over the last eight weeks, I actually do have other writing projects that require my consideration besides Thank You for Ten: Short Fiction About a Little Theater. (Launching this Saturday, hard as that is the believe!) Chief among them, my second novel, which …

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Cover Reveal! (Take 2)

When you self-publish, there is much to learn. Sometimes you learn a lesson well, and other times you understand the spirit of the lesson without properly executing them. Such was the case for me in regards to the e-cover for my upcoming collection of short stories, Thank You For Ten: Short Fiction About a Little Theater. …

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