Monthly Archives: August 2013

An International Collaboration between Authors

One of the great things about blogging is the opportunity you get to interact with lots of wonderful people from around the globe. One such person I’ve had the fortune of meeting is Anthony Lance, a fellow author residing in … Continue reading

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Ebooks: Cheap, or Inexpensive?

One year when I was a kid, my older brother received an electric guitar for Christmas. It was one of those cheap Harmony guitars, the kind you used to find in the back of a Sears catalog. It even came … Continue reading

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Elmore Leonard dead at 87

I don’t usually post news articles like this, but I’ll make an exception for Mr. Leonard. Fellow writers, we have lost a great one: Readers of this blog know I mentioned Mr. Leonard frequently in my posts on writing. As … Continue reading


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THE WOODLANDER | Animated Book Trailer

I’ve spent the last couple of weeks creating a trailer for my book The Woodlander. I’ve never done animation before (as if you couldn’t tell), but I did all the work myself, including the music. It was a lot of fun, but I’ll … Continue reading

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On prologues (with excerpt from The Woodlander)

  Depending on how you look at it, there are either a lot of rules when it comes to writing, or no rules at all. While I’d like to think of myself as an outlaw, there are certain conventions I … Continue reading

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