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Playlist for Invertebrates

  In a past blog, I mentioned that generating a playlist for a book that I am writing is one of the keys to completing a novel. Each time I write a novel, I make a separate play list on … Continue reading

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From Zero to First Draft

I have almost finished the first draft to my most current novel. It has taken me roughly six months to arrive at this point in the process. This is how long it usually takes me to write a first draft … Continue reading

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My New Novel is Finally Out and Proud!

Evening Prayer is now out on the Kindle! Imagine that your family forced you to follow a dishonest lifestyle. Imagine that your friends could never tell you the truth. And imagine that your lover was someone you could never really … Continue reading

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My Secret Weapon in Writing: Playlists

Recently, I’ve rediscovered an old favorite of mine. Back in the 80s, when I was an exchange student and lived overseas, I became a fan of a band from Spain (relatively unknown in the US) called El ultimo de la … Continue reading

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Better Edits, Better Price!

On Amazon.com, I’ve finally had the chance to upload files that look really great on the Kindle for both Fragile Creatures and Destined for Greatness and Other Stories. Plus, each has a new, low price of 99 cents each. Better … Continue reading

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Eighteen Months of Good Books

Although it has not been exactly a year since I put out my first book, Fragile Creatures, it feels almost as though it is. Since I put out that first book, I’ve put out a second book, Destined for Greatness … Continue reading

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On Releasing That Next Novel Into the Wild

Last year was the year I returned to writing fiction. Before that, the last time I wrote any stories was in the 80s, before college. I can’t remember any of the stories I wrote in my youth, except for the … Continue reading

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