Monthly Archives: June 2012

BASIC TRAINING

I’ve been reading a large number of self-published books lately, acting as a judge for a contest. I’m happy to report that many of them have been quite good, most are at least mediocre, and very few are truly awful. … Continue reading

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FALL INTO THE FATHOMLESS ABYSS

It’s up! There’s nothing more satisfying than having a book out there for sale. It’s done. It’s out there. And I’m happy with it. That last bit? That’s the hard part. I’ve written here about some of the trouble this … Continue reading

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RAY BRADBURY, 1920-2012

When I arrived in Los Angeles for E3 last week and turned my cell phone back on at LAX, I was greeted with a text from my wife telling me that Ray Bradbury had died. I was stunned by the … Continue reading

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A DAY OF ME3TINGS

I’m afraid all I can spare this week is the lightest of blog posts, and with only a teaspoonful of actual advice for authors. Tomorrow morning I leave for the airport at about 5:00 am for a 7:25 flight from … Continue reading

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