Internet Connections

It’s good to vent once in a while, isn’t it? I vented last week in this blog over a few depressing things that happened at that time, because they were all things that were bumming me out. Having vented, it’s out of my system, and I’m moving move on. My main topic this week concerns […]

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Take the Good With the Bad

So this post is going up later than usual because I’ve been pretty down lately, and two things contributed to that more than anything right now. First, I got another rejection letter. Short and to the point, it brought to the fore all the self-doubt and depression I could possibly want. It was an anthology […]

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Writing to Order

Most of my publishing credits have been write-to-order projects. That means that I am writing something – whether fiction, non-fiction, or gaming material – based on parameters set by my editor. In the case of fiction open calls, everyone else is writing to the same parameters, so my story has to stand out in order […]

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Books I Love: Drachenfels

I’d like to spend this week talking about one of my favorite books: Drachenfels by Jack Yeovil AKA Kim Newman. It was originally published by Games Workshop in 1993 to promote their Warhammer Fantasy Battles line of minature wargaming products. The story begins with the legendary battle of a band of lesser-known heroes against the […]

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Writers On Social Media

I spend a lot of time on Social Media — too much, probably, but I know I’m not alone in this. At this point, I’d like to offer some well-meaning advice — that I also try to follow — to my fellow authors on good Social Media content guidelines and etiquette. AS far as that […]

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