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Writing Projects

To All My Amazing Friends and Fans, Over the past year, a lot of people have asked me what’s going on with my writing and when they can expect books three (and four!) to be available. Given the truly wonderful … Continue reading

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Character

Below is an interesting article about Creating Authentic Characters written by Sherman Smith. As with previous articles I’ve reposted in the past, I enjoyed the message and want to offer a few observations of my own a well. When it comes to … Continue reading

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How Writing Taught Me to be a Better Friend

Like everyone else on this planet, I’m not perfect. One of my biggest flaws is that I tend to get so absorbed in my own life that I sometimes forget about those around me. Especially when I’m in a writer’s groove, … 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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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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“Was” and the Variation of Sentence Structure (Past Progressive vs. Passive Voice)

Recently, I began mentoring a friend who wants to write a book. Since I am also planning a writing workshop for the kids at C5LA, who I will be visiting this July at Camp Paintrock in Wyoming, I’ve decided to … Continue reading

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