Monthly Archives: August 2011

WORK IN PROGRESS: THE HAUNTING OF DRAGON’S CLIFF

I’m always writing. I go from project to project, moving on to the next book, story, or screenplay long before the last one finds a home, much less is actually published. So what am I working on now? What did … Continue reading

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THE FANTASY AUTHOR’S HANDBOOK INTERVIEW: ARI MARMELL

I’m ten years older than Ari Marmell, author of The Goblin Corps, The Conqueror’s Shadow, a handful of other novels, and 27,492 role-playing game supplements, but we have eerily similar back stories. We were both born in New York, but … Continue reading

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THE NATIONAL BUY A BOOK DAY FOUNDATION NEEDS YOU!

Around this time last year I got it in my head to encourage people to buy more books. Granted, it was at least a little self-serving as I make some portion of my income from the sale of books, but … Continue reading

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SELF-PUBLISHED E-BOOKS ARE LOSING READERS DUE TO BAD EDITING

Yes? No? This was the question I asked of a number of people, mostly myself, after seeing all sorts of circumstantial evidence to prove that this was true. I say “circumstantial evidence” because what I’m responding to, mostly, are online … Continue reading

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COMPLETELY BROKEN

So many years ago now that it’s hard for me even to count them, I sat down to write a novel. I’ve always been a dedicated outliner. I need some kind of plan before I can do something as ambitious … Continue reading

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