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Friday, May 4, 2018

“If you wrote something for which someone sent you a check, if you cashed the check and it didn't bounce, and if you then paid the light bill with the money, I consider you talented.” - Stephen King Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

"Just leave your mind alone. Your intuition knows what it wants to write, so get out of the way." - Ray Bradbury Writing. Sign in to see full entry.

I've said it so many times, most of you could finish my sentences when I start on it, but here we go again. To write successfully, you have to write relentlessly. Allow me to explain what I mean. If you merely write, you can get away with writing a few words a day or maybe 500 - 1000 a week. I wrote... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, April 23, 2018

Wow. If you are out on Amazon, this article is well worth reading. Now a couple of things make sense. V Sign in to see full entry.

I've Done This

You know you're a writer when your mood improves drastically because you've come up with the perfect plot twist. Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, April 22, 2018

I found this on-line, and while I don't know how accurate it is, it may serve as a guideline. This article tells you what the average word count for each genre on the market. To me, a novella is a story that is between 18,000 to 24,000 words. A decent small sized novel is about 40,000 words, and... Sign in to see full entry.

The purpose of this post is to explain the writing process I use to keep pumping out material in multiple genres every day. As I always say, 'your mileage may vary.' I've been multi-tasking on a number of stories every day, and it has become a routine that works for me. In the morning, I work on my... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

I have a short story I'm going to submit to a short story contest whose ending I couldn't quite reach. During the night, I found it. The story is based on a guy I really knew, and if he were alive today, he would have approved of it. He was a perpetual liar, and no matter what you did, he could (in... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Just a quick one sentence explanation of two words. 'It's it, not it's, unless it's it is.' Think about it. Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The book about my wife is selling well and has remained in the top 350/750, depending on the day, in its genre. I was told through nefarious sources that it is being considered as 'Book of the Month' again from the same group and it was included (by them) in contest that has a $500 top prize. If... Sign in to see full entry.

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