Monthly Archives: May 2011

Any Tomorrow: The Calling in the Diesel Bookstore

I discovered yesterday that Any Tomorrow: The Calling is now in the Diesel eBook Store catalog.  Same reasonable price, just $2.99.  I’d really like to see sales from each of the venues (Diesel, Barnes & Noble, Apple, Sony etc.) so … Continue reading

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Mourning the OED

It has finally happened.  The last great bastion of the English language has sequestered itself into elitism.  The Holy OED, the Oxford English Dictionary on-line, is now available only by paid subscription.  What was the ideal reference for writers has … Continue reading

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Working through Writer’s Block

Writer’s block.  We all get it.  Writer’s groups on-line are full of posts seeking the magic cure. There is only one cure for writer’s block ― to write.  Wow, that seems counterintuitive.  How can I write if I’m blocked?  How … Continue reading

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The Location Worksheet

In an earlier post I discussed the Character Worksheet I used to keep track of all the characters mentioned in my Any Tomorrow Trilogy.  The worksheet simply lists the name and a basic description of each character.  This tool is … Continue reading

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Finally in the Premium Catalog!

Today’s post is all about Smashwords.com because Any Tomorrow: The Calling has finally been accepted into the Smashwords Premium Catalog.  This means that, besides being listed on the Smashwords website, it will be distributed to a range of other sellers … Continue reading

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Monday Update

What I am reading ― As a geographer I find Peter Turchi’s Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer an absolute must read.  His use of process of exploration as a metaphor for the discovery process we, as writers, … Continue reading

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On Staying Organized

I was planning on writing a nice long article about how important organization is when writing an eBook of over 300k words, especially if the action takes place over a long timeline, several continents, and involves hundreds of major and … Continue reading

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