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Home Again

My excursion is over. And man was it awesome. The entire get-a-way was put together by my wife to celebrate my 30th birthday. I’m not big on birthday parties and stuff like that, so this was the perfect solution. For the … Continue reading

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Birthday Writing

My escape has turned out great. I’ve been struggling with my latest short story for the Thunder on the Battlefield anthology. I’ve been tweaking the story line over and over but just couldn’t get things to line up. It’s when … Continue reading

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Running Away

Tomorrow, I’m running away. Just for the week. You see, I’m turning 30. One of the big ones. And I wanted to do something just for me. So it was suggested that I take some time off and head out to … Continue reading

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WordPress.org and Onward

I’ve had access to a wordpress.org blog for a long time. I didn’t have many followers and when starting my writing career I wanted to get connected to like minded people–budding writers who wanted to share their experiences. For some … Continue reading

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How Prolific Are You?

I follow a blog of local author James R. Tuck, and yesterday he posted an update on what he’s up to these days. His list of upcoming projects is impressive. Several novels are in progress, a couple of anthologies, and more. … Continue reading

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My Methods For Dealing With Writer’s Block

On different writing websites I visit I’ll often see others talking about how they’re stuck. Even with an outline, a few have hit a speed bump they didn’t foresee. This happened to me on a number of occasions. It can be … Continue reading

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The Single Best Advice For New Writers

As some of my regular readers know, I have finally finished the first draft of my first book. It took me just under a year to complete. I must say, it has been a great ride and a wonderful experience. Because … Continue reading

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Good news, everyone!

At 2:15 on October 19th, I finished my first draft. What’s more, is this is my first book. I must say, it feels great to have finished the story completely. I started the book the day after Christmas in 2011. … Continue reading

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Selling Out

In my writing groups we often talk about “Selling Out.” Which for us means pandering to a particular audience just because it’s selling well. Especially if its a genre that you actively hate. I think every person at the critique table … Continue reading

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The Finish Line

I don’t often talk about my personal projects. Not unless I’m trying to promote them. But if they’re a work in progress I just focus on the work and get it done. Well my first novel is coming up to the … Continue reading

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