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Thought for the day

Am I becoming a better writer or just more commercial?  Nothing in my book sales indicates I’m becoming more commercial.



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Writing Is Ruthless

I murdered adverbs and buried them in unmarked graves yesterday as I finished editing my newest short story.  Writing is ruthless.  It’s not enough to create a story.  You have to attack it like a gunslinger and kill off the … Continue reading



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New Horror Short Story

I finished my newest horror short story today and am now working on editing the first draft.



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This Writing Life

I can’t write without knowing what I’m going to write.  Apparently some people have no trouble sitting down, staring at a blank sheet of paper or a blank computer screen, and typing out a story or book without having a … Continue reading



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