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Ire Has a Home

I finally signed a contract. Ire will be the first book of a trilogy written for Tor. The first book is tentatively scheduled to be published in late 2020, and the other two books will follow shortly thereafter. 205 more words


Mailing List!

So I’ve set up a mailing list with Mail Chimp so I can send out a periodic newsletter to folks.  It’ll be a little different than the blog; the blog will be more general, whatever it is I’m thinking of at the time, while the newsletter (which I’m calling Hazzardous Communications because I wanna stay on-brand) will focus more specifically on the books and the business side of things.   80 more words

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Author About Town: Newton, NJ

In an earlier post today, I announced that I’ll be doing a book reading/discussion/signing event at Black Dog Books in Newton, NJ on July 15 from 6:30 – 9:00pm. 733 more words

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What's a Fiction Book Proposal?

So, you’ve written a novel. And then you’ve rewritten it. And rewritten it again. Beta-readers and editors have been through it with a fine-toothed comb, and it’s as ready for publication as it will ever be. 1,159 more words

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Fiction Query Letters: How to Write One

Last week, we talked a bit about fiction query letters: what they are and why you need one if you’re going to approach literary agents… 1,565 more words

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Getting back in the saddle: 500 a day

I was talking with some of the younger IDs (Instructional Designers) at work last week about the writing process.  I knew that they were both inclined toward planning out their work in detail before putting together workbooks or elearning scripts. 304 more words

Fiction Query Letters: What They Are?

In a previous article, I talked about finding a literary agent. In this article, we explore the first step in making contact with those literary agents you’ve found: the fiction query letter. 802 more words

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