Monthly Archives: May 2011

ANOTHER MEMORIAL DAY

Yesterday was Memorial Day, a time for Americans to pause and consider the sacrifices of those who fell in war. That’s the idea anyway, but as the “unofficial start of summer,” it’s become more a day to remember how to … Continue reading

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THE PUBLISHING BUSINESS IS NOT DYING

There, I said it, and no, it isn’t just wishful thinking. The raw numbers are in, thanks to the Association of American Publishers, and I’m delighted to pass on the news that the publishing business is not only alive and … Continue reading

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MY 100th POST

Have I really made it to a hundred posts to Fantasy Author’s Handbook? Can it be? Well, WordPress’s stats don’t lie. This is really it, post #100. That number tends to bring out all sorts of strange feelings of nostalgia … Continue reading

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I ONLY THOUGHT I WAS DONE

Why did I think that? I wasn’t done. I knew I wasn’t done. Did I just forget I wasn’t done? Did I wish I was done? Did I want so badly to be done that I convinced myself, however briefly, … Continue reading

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DON’T GROW OUT OF IT

By now you should know one thing about me if nothing else: I am a big, huge, entirely unapologetic full-on nerd. I am a 46-year-old man with a wife, two children, a mortgage, a dog, a career in what I … Continue reading

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