Monthly Archives: August 2009

Killing Sacred Cows in Publishing: Speed

This is the first chapter, actually not the actual first chapter, but a chapter in a book I am putting together called Killing the Sacred Cows of Publishing. Given time, this will all come together and be sold in New … Continue reading

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2010 Workshop Schedule

I’m first going to give the schedule, them describe some of the workshops following the schedule. Any questions, or if you would like to sign up, please e-mail me. These workshops range over different skill levels and a few have … Continue reading

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Stages of a Writer

Before I get to the new series of posts about killing sacred cows of publishing, I wanted to just toss this idea out there. For a while, I played at playing semi-professional poker, traveling to tournaments, and learning as much … Continue reading

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Great Look At A Thriller

J. Steven York did a great look at a failed thriller, why it failed, and so much more about writing.  A great post worth reading for any writer of any genre. Take a look here. Cheers, Dean

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Streak Time plus New Posts coming

Folks, those of you with streaks running that want me to list you on the streak page, e-mail me your total.  I will update the page tomorrow and then next week. Kris and I have the complete list of workshops … Continue reading

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