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Nanowrimo 2014

It’s almost that time again. In little over a month, Nanowrimo (National Novel Writing Month) will be in full swing again. I will once again take part. Sort of. I decided last week I was going to be what they call a Nano rebel. I will not write a novel this November. Rather, I will …

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My Comments Featured on Writers Website

This may be a bit of a cheat in regards to a blog post, but since it happened today and I wanted to share it with my blog readers and others, I will point it out here. Some of my comments about my Nanowrimo 2013 experience appeared on the Writer’s Digest website. A few months …

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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,┬áThank 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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