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Don’t Underestimate the Power of the Table

We, as writers, dream of the day we’ll be sitting in a giant bookstore, dishing out pithy sayings and scribbling our names on countless hundreds of books that go flying through the cashier’s stand.   The truth is often far … Continue reading

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Read What Excites You

As writers, I think we get wound up too much about reading what’s good for us. Read this author, he was a master at suspense. Read that author, she does dialogue the best. Read this author. Read that author. It’s … Continue reading

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On Covers

In my mind, covers are just as important as the beginning of your book. Just as important as craft, story, and dialogue. Just as important as anything you do with your book. Covers are what draw people to your books. … Continue reading

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When You Hate What You Wrote

Lately I’ve moved slower and slower with To Be Phoenix. It’s not that it’s a bad story, it could be good. But it’s not this story. I’ve ground to a halt. Even though there’s nothing wrong with the story, I … Continue reading

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