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Getting Out of the Writing Basement

Since The Iron Ring debuted and especially since¬†attending the Writers of the Future Workshop and receiving my award, I’ve been running into more and more people who are reading or have read my book. 789 more words

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So I Says to the Guy, I Says...

Out at the Writers of the Future workshop, we had a couple sessions with Orson Scott Card. In one in particular, he explained to us (in great detail) why he felt the… 856 more words

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The Power of the Good

I’m in the middle of reading The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison. Not quite done with it yet, but I will be soon, and I’d like to talk about it. 595 more words

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Words of Wisdom From the Greats

This past week I have been in LA at the Writers of the Future Workshop. I have heard from a dozen different luminaries in the fields of Scifi/Fantasy all about a wide range of topics. 1,009 more words

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On Titles and Originality

Before I start, just a publicity update: Go to Barren Island Books to read an interview with me just before I am banished to a desert island. 597 more words

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Killing Your Babies: In Memoriam

When you have to cut a 124,000 word manuscript to something closer to 95,000 words, you are past the point where little line-edits and cutting the occasional paragraph of description will actually make much of a difference. 722 more words

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Blog Tour is Winding Down...

So, the blog tour is more-or-less over, now. I’ve got a couple more things to trickle in over the next few weeks, but I should be returning to my regular posting habits next week. 313 more words

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