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How do you know if your book is good enough?

The first obvious step in becoming a successfully published author (self-published or traditional) is to write a good book. It seems pretty obvious really, but what makes a good book? 1,021 more words

Direction for Newbie Indie Authors from other Indies

One thing that has changed everything in the Publishing Industry  is the willingness of self-published authors to share with others the ins and out, the experience learned by hands on doing, and the pitfalls to be wary of in publishing. 269 more words

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Publishing a book in the public domain

I’ve been thinking about venturing into new writing waters lately as if I haven’t been doing enough of that already with doing my first biography, my first co-authored book, editing someone’s memoirs, and doing work under a pseudonym. 332 more words

Most Common Writing Mistakes: Do Readers See Your Characters the Way You Want Them To?

Most Common Writing Mistakes: Do Readers See Your Characters the Way You Want Them To?

The wrong choice of just a single word can be enough to give readers a completely different (and, from the writer’s viewpoint, wrong) perspective of a character. 754 more words

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James Comey's New Book Is Already Outpacing Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury'—By At Least One Measure

Interest in James Comey’s upcoming book is through the roof, and President Donald Trump’s blistering Twitter attacks against his former FBI directly this past week likely are only stoking anticipation for the memoir. 258 more words


Washington Post Feature About Rescuers Who Buy Dogs at Auctions

My investigation into rescuers who buy dogs from breeders at auctions is on the front page of today’s Washington Post print edition.

This story is based on hundreds of documents provided by an industry insider and additional open-records documents from numerous states, and more than 60 in-person, phone and email interviews with rescuers, breeders, animal advocates and auctioneers. 129 more words

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Ghost Busting

I’m unpublishing two of my self-published e-books. The novella Like Clocking Fuckwork

and the short story, and first part and introduction to would have been series,  116 more words