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The War of Art

on April 30th, 2013 in Blog Post by | 2 Comments

There’s all stripes of writing advice out there and, surprisingly, almost all of it is good. As a writer, much of the journey is discovering what works for you and what doesn’t. The only way to come to understand what works for you is through completion. If you’re not finishing things, then…

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On Young Adult Fiction for Boys

on February 28th, 2013 in Blog Post by | 9 Comments

So, I had to write two mini-essays to apply to this fancy book publicity insider thingy and I thought, hey, if they reject me, I’ll still get a blog post out of it. That’s just how I do, ya know? WHY SHOULD OUR COMMUNITY BE INTERESTED IN YOUR BOOK? Adolescence…

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OST: Rejecting the Supernatural

on December 13th, 2012 in Blog Post by | 4 Comments

I’ve decided to make some of my thoughts on storytelling public. Teaching others to write – or write well – is a dicey proposition. Some folks lay out rules, methods of going about creating engaging story-lines. Story arc construction via the three act structure, the steps of the hero’s journey…

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New Frontiers: This Dark Earth

on November 23rd, 2011 in Blog Post by | 11 Comments

The publicity push for Southern Gods is over – I’m told that the first three months are the make and break time for any book and after that it’s just long-tail sales. SG is still hanging in there, pretty well, but I don’t actually have any sales figures in my…

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