Monthly Archives: January 2013

NO ONE CARES ABOUT YOUR GREAT IDEA

Years ago, I was chatting with my friend Jess Lebow, and told him about this great idea I had for a video game. I don’t even remember the idea anymore, but I do remember his response: “No one cares about … Continue reading

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WHAT ARE YOUR WRITING GOALS FOR 2013?

Last week I admonished you to actually sit down and write, and I’m happy to report that in the last seven days I’ve managed to follow my own advice, and though one project is running late, I’m well on track … Continue reading

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SIT YOUR ASS DOWN AND DO IT!

A couple weeks ago, my fellow Fathomless Abyss explorer Mike Resnick posted on Facebook about all the books and stories he finished in 2012 and I was simply blown away by his output. It put my meager word counts to … Continue reading

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EVERY WRITER MUST HAVE INTELLECTUAL CURIOSITY

I’ve been asked before what I thought was the most important thing every writer should possess, and I’ve given various answers. Those answers have ranged from the practical (a laptop) to the more-or-less nonsensical (a “thick skin”), but I’ve been … Continue reading

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RESOLUTIONS, 2013

A new year again? Already? The older you get the shorter years seem to be. When I was a kid, a year seemed to take forever. But then if you’re ten years old, a year is a tenth of your … Continue reading

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