Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Fault In Our Stars

For anyone who enjoyed The Fault In Our Stars and is a fan of John Green, here is a great interview with Stephen Colbert on The Colbert Report. I’m not sure I agree with Colbert’s quip about YA being ‘ghettoized’, … Continue reading

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The Stranger in the Room

Hi wonderful readers. Following is a great post about character building that mirrors many of the comments I have made in the past, including my post on The Pool. I hope you enjoy it. Posted by Richard Ridley on CreateSpaceBlogger on May 7, 2014 5:03:22 … Continue reading

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Being A Good Writer vs. Writing Well

A lot of people think being a writer simply means having good grammar – all the commas and colons in their proper places, with no dangling participles or improper conjugations. Honestly, I’m not the best when it comes to grammar … Continue reading

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Butch and Eddy

In honor of both Father’s Day this Sunday, as well as Memorial Day just a short time ago, I want to share with my readers these two wonderful short stories. It’s true: how we raise our children really can make a … Continue reading

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Is Amazon the Enemy?

As a first time novelist, Amazon gave me by far the best option to feel like a real author when it came to releasing my book. Their subsidiary, CreateSpace, helped create the physical book. Their KDP program allowed me access … Continue reading

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How (Not) To Edit A Book

Following is an article by Brian Grove about the process of editing. Given that I just finished editing my second book, Bobby Ether and the Temple of Eternity, two days ago, I can relate to what he has to say on the subject. … Continue reading

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