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The Invaluable Role of Enthusiasm in Book Publishing

The act of publishing is essentially the act of making public one’s own enthusiasm. Robert Gottlieb

In terms of the timing for this blog post what caught my attention first was a press release. 2,151 more words


Micro Goals

Writing a novel is hard work. No doubt about it. Even when the words come out in a massive rush of inspiration, you still have to edit and polish and do all that stuff that makes a book actually good. 298 more words


Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 34: Repetitive Dialogue

Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 34: Repetitive Dialogue

Forget all the other writing rules, but always remember this one: The reader’s time is valuable. Readers don’t want to listen to us or our characters repeat ourselves—especially in repetitive dialogue. 1,131 more words


Trust Me, I'm an Author | Episode 5

Episode 5: Expanding my publication options

Now that you’ve written & published a book, the next big question is, how do you get it into the hands of readers. 30 more words

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Waiting on the Day, Christmas Day -- A Novella

October is just a week away, which means the holidays are quickly approaching, and I don’t know about you, but whenever I think of the holidays, my mind immediately goes to… 452 more words


The Timelines Always Get Them

One of the greatest things I ever learned from Sundance over at The Last Refuge is this:

the timelines always get them

I will keep this simple, so the “aha” is easy to see.

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