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Sunday, April 1, 2018

You don’t write because you want to say something. You write because you have something to say. – F. Scott Fitzgerald Sign in to see full entry.

Writing Contest

It's Easter Sunday and I should be still, but I was just ' invited' to a writing contest by the club I joined. While you have to be a member to submit, the rules below also stress the importance of being 'relavant' as a writer. I'm a writing fool, or just a fool, depending on who you ask, but I... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, March 31, 2018

I've tentatively decided that if I hang here, my next story will be a redux of my book on relaxation. I was working on it when my wife died and I put it away. All things considered, I need to relax again. It had over 32,000 words in it when I put it away, but I went after it with a trimming knife... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, March 30, 2018

KDP v Create Space

This may be cheating the topic here, but I just tried the 'make your book' in the KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing,) and it is a lot like getting hit in the head with a fastball... a real headache. I'm not a novice to this stuff, but after four hours of messing with it, I finally went back to Create... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Close the door. Write with no one looking over your shoulder. Don’t try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It’s the one and only thing you have to offer. – Barbara Kingsolver Sign in to see full entry.

Free Stuff From A Friend of Mine

A friend of mine, Wendy Scott, is giving away a free Kindle book on 'writing prompts ' I've never been one to use writing prompts, because I was a little weirdo as a kid, but I know a ton of people who do use them. As I always say, 'whatever it takes!' (Stupid colored fonts!) or click this link... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

I keep an active 'author's page' over on Amazon (far left border) and have used it to warn people not to buy my newest book just yet. Sorry about that Dallas Corbin! LOL You must have bought that just as I was posting my warning.- Did you get the pdf version I sent? If you are an active writer and... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Writers Creed

I'm Considering making this part of a two sided business card. I AM A WRITER! We are the people who stay up well past midnight to work on a story. We are misunderstood and underpaid. We spend our free time fixing 'plot bunnies.' BUT- We bring to Life characters and a world that society never knew... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, March 19, 2018

Marketing of My Soon To Be Released Book

Once I am home, I am confident that I will be able to release "I Remember Judy - A Love Story" in about a week, somewhere about March 28th. I think it will end up having about 65,000 words in it and I am at about 57,000 words into it, thanks to a loaner laptop during my confinement in Tampa. Writing... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

I'm going to make some double posts in my story blog some days. I've got over 56,000 already edited (with about 5,000 out at my editors) and only have 38,000 posted here. This story is flowing nicely, even with me here. I will have it done within four days of being home. thanks. V I've started... Sign in to see full entry.

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