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Thought for the day

I don’t pay attention to the naysayers.  I pay attention to my craft.  A writer should be his own harshest critic.

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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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Bad for Business?

There’s an interesting article in the current New Yorker about the future of the publishing industry.  It doesn’t look bright for the Big Five publishers.  On the other hand, it looks rosy for Amazon, according to the author of the … Continue reading

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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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