Category Archives: On Writing

The Stages of a Fiction Writer: Introduction

(Every day I will put another chapter here of this book. Patreon supporters, you will get the full book sent to you when it is all done.) STAGES OF A FICTION WRITER Introduction About twenty-five years ago, I was struggling … Continue reading

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Writing in Public: Year 2, Month 9, Day 27

Year 2, Month 9, Day 27 of this Writing in Public challenge. Day seventeen of writing the novel HEAVEN PAINTED AS A FREE MEAL: A Ghost of a Chance Novel THE DAY Did a lot of errands. Snail mail, then … Continue reading

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Writing in Public: Year 2, Month 9, Day 26

Year 2, Month 9, Day 26 of this Writing in Public challenge. Day sixteen of writing the novel HEAVEN PAINTED AS A FREE MEAL: A Ghost of a Chance Novel THE DAY Managed to get to the writer’s lunch around 2 … Continue reading

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Writing in Public: Year 2, Month 9, Day 25

Year 2, Month 9, Day 25 of this Writing in Public challenge. Day off of writing the novel HEAVEN PAINTED AS A FREE MEAL: A Ghost of a Chance Novel THE DAY Up a couple hours early to be at a … Continue reading

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Writing in Public: Year 2, Month 9, Day 24

Year 2, Month 9, Day 24 of this Writing in Public challenge. Day fifteen of writing the novel HEAVEN PAINTED AS A FREE MEAL: A Ghost of a Chance Novel THE DAY Not much today. Ran out around 3 p.m., got … Continue reading

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New World of Publishing: What is a Print Run, Grandpa?

(I was cleaning up some old posts tonight and found this one from 2013. It applies even more today, so thought I would give it new life. I updated it just slightly for 2015.) I can imagine myself in thirty … Continue reading

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Writing in Public: Year 2, Month 9, Day 23

Year 2, Month 9, Day 23 of this Writing in Public challenge. Day fourteen of writing the novel HEAVEN PAINTED AS A FREE MEAL: A Ghost of a Chance Novel THE DAY Did very little today but answer some e-mail questions … Continue reading

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Writing in Public: Year 2, Month 9, Day 22

Year 2, Month 9, Day 22 of this Writing in Public challenge. Day thirteen of writing the novel HEAVEN PAINTED AS A FREE MEAL: A Ghost of a Chance Novel THE DAY Mostly I just worked at WMG offices on formatting and … Continue reading

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Writing in Public: Year 2, Month 9, Day 21

Year 2, Month 9, Day 21 of this Writing in Public challenge. Day off of writing the novel HEAVEN PAINTED AS A FREE MEAL: A Ghost of a Chance Novel THE DAY Mostly I did errands, then went to WMG Publishing, talked … Continue reading

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May Online Workshops Start in Just Over a Week

TAKING SIGN-UPS FOR THE MAY ONLINE WORKSHOPS All of the May Online Workshops have openings. Click the workshop button for description and sign-up. There is still time. Each workshop is six weeks long and takes about 3-4 hours per week to do. More … Continue reading

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