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The World Has Moved On

No matter how infamous or famous, rich or poor, good or bad, the world moves on.

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“I’m not a writer,” he said, “not a real one.  If I were a real writer I could pour whiskey in one end and shit novels out the other.”  From the diary of Ray Travis.

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Finally! Any Tomorrow Complete

I’ve been considering this move since the Any Tomorrow Trilogy was first published.  For those of you who have been reading this blog for a while, you may remember that the decision about how to best publish my 300K-plus word … Continue reading

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What Would You Do With The Hanging Man?

I thought of this the other day and can’t seem to get it out of my head. Imagine writing a scene where a character intends to commit suicide. He is emotionally at the end of his rope. He sees no … Continue reading

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Writing Holiday, Sort Of

This will be quick.  I have approximately 39 hours to convert two steno pads of notes into my novel, B-24. I already have 25 typed pages―single-spaced, no brakes. So, I figure that between what I have already, plus my notes … Continue reading

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Starting Out Right

Whether it be a novel or a short story, the opening paragraph is often the deal breaker. If the first paragraph, and especially the first sentence, doesn’t grab the reader’s imagination, no matter how wonderful the rest of the story … Continue reading

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I Need Your Opinion

I’m working on a new intro for my eBook, Any Tomorrow: The Calling.  Would this make you want to know more about the story? Could the world end without you knowing? Could the dead surpass the living without you being … Continue reading

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