I’m reading a novel that, interestingly enough, includes many of the elements within DawnSinger, one of my own novels that released in a previous year. The stories are much alike, having similar premises, themes, devices, concepts, slang, imagery, and even a main character with the same name spelled differently. Could the similarities be caused by coincidence? … Continue Reading ››
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Scheduling my time has helped me accomplish feats, but sometimes I can get cocky about my ability to produce. Take January, for instance, … Continue Reading ››
In many ways, the world of book publishing parallels that of musical performance. Both are beautiful, exhilarating, and demanding. And both can sap creativity. Where … Continue Reading ››
I asked my writer friends on Facebook and Twitter if they believe in the concept of having a writing muse. I'd just … Continue Reading ››
I do things all wrong, according to popular notions about how to write. For one thing, I'm at peace with my inner editor and don't feel the need to turn her off while writing. On the contrary, she has saved me more than once from rewriting scenes that without her guidance would have gone astray. … Continue Reading ››
It's one thing to decide to write a book. It's another to determine which book to write. You might have a folder bursting with ideas that, considered in the light of a new day, no longer hold you … Continue Reading ››
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