Category Archives: Writing

In Depth Look at my Novella (Spoilers)

A month ago today, I launched my experimental novella, The Italics Are My Own.  (Click the title buy it for 99 cents.) I wanted to explore some of the reasons behind it, some mechanics and some themes. Needless to say, if you plan to read the novella but have not done so yet, this post …

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Announcing a Novella

If you like my author page on Facebook, (and I kindly ask that you do so , please), you already know I’m less than a month away from releasing this: On February 1, it will be available, in ebook form only this time, for 99 cents. I consider it experimental in nature, though on the …

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Oops: A Business Update

My announced plan over the last few weeks was to offer all of my ebooks for free download for the reminder of the 2019 holiday season. That is still the plan. However… Despite being an indie author for several years now, there are still aspects of the business and distribution angle that I am getting …

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Take a Break From Patterns, If You Can.

I look for patterns. Even when i don’t look for them with my conscious mind, my subconscious is at work piecing them together. So is yours, by the way. It’s intrinsic in the human mind to detect patterns– sometimes even when they are not actually there. And if we don’t see one at all, we …

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Jealousy? Or Something Else?

In about nine out of ten cases, I don’t connect well on a personal level to fellow writers that achieve success. I don’t have even casual social media interactions with any blockbuster celebrity writers, but here and there on my feeds there is a connection to someone who, if not made it big, at least …

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