Author Archive: tyunglebower

A Consolation Prize

About eight weeks ago, I submitted a piece of writing to a national contest sponsored by a magazine. (Complete with 40 dollar entrance fee.) Yesterday they informed me I wasn’t chosen. Part of the deal, however, was that someone from the magazine would send applicants thoughts on their submission. Among other things, they told me …

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Mood Matters.

There Is Pain Here is available, and you have of course not heard the last of my mentions of that. But of course, the end always comes for a project. And with the end comes thoughts of the next.My next novel, for instance, will be my fifth. I’ve not started on it yet. In fact, I’ve …

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Salute to the Real James Garfield

Well, There Is Pain Here is launched and available for download. I’ll be working on some paperback editions in the near future, but the process of this novel is for all intents and purposes, concluded. I’ll be marketing it for a while of course. I even managed to be included in both an online summer …

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One Week Until Launch of There Is Pain Here!

I have arrived once again at the final week before the launch of one my novels. This time, the fantasy adventure There Is Pain Here. The final week before release has always felt the same to a certain degree. Relief. Anticipation. And more than a few spoonfuls of, “I can’t quite believe I managed to write …

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What Rung on the Ladder is Your Character On?

Everyone is part of, and interacts with, organizations, institutions, groups and so on. Whether realistic or fantastic, narratives usually require at least some mention of social-political orders, large or small. What rung on the proverbial ladder are your characters on during the course of your story? I stumbled upon a website this weekend that makes …

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