Category Archives: Indie publishing

Will You Be My Ronnie Freeman?

What’s worse than not achieving your goals? Watching other people attain them, exceed them, blow past you on the freeway of success. Or not. The single biggest driving force behind my writing has been my competitive nature. Actually, that has … Continue reading

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Process: The Most Important, Least Teachable, Skill Every Writer Needs to Learn!

Any student of the writing craft will, at some point, encounter the phrase writing process, often shortened to simply process.  “What’s your process?” We learn that every author has their own unique process that takes them from blank page to … Continue reading

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On Failing

“No one talks about what happens when following your passion leads you off a cliff.” ~ Twitter user whose name I cannot recall I suspect, because humans are creative and curious by nature, that we have been dreaming big and … Continue reading

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Words Fail Me – How to write when you can’t

From 2010 to February 2015, I wrote as if possessed. Every spare moment was writing. When I wasn’t writing, I was thinking about writing. Even reading became difficult because inevitably I would stumble across a sentence, theme, or plot twist … Continue reading

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The Time It Takes

Josh and I are approaching the end of the first draft of our fourth Warpworld novel. With each new installment, our process is refined and our efficiency improves. I anticipate a final draft, ready for publication, in early 2016. My … Continue reading

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Radio 101 for Authors – How to get on the air and shine once you’re there

In November 2014, I was interviewed by Anthony Sanna on Kootenay Morning about an upcoming indie publishing workshop I was teaching and about the latest book in the Warpworld series. A few weeks after that interview, Anthony emailed and asked … Continue reading

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The Joy of Finished

Since I embarked on my professional writing journey almost eleven years ago, I have learned lessons too numerous to count. Most of the dreams and beliefs I once held about the noble craft have been pushed off the cliff of … Continue reading

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