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Interview On Castalia House

Louise Sorensen and I are interviewed by Scott of Castalia House.  Advertisements

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Are you a storyteller or a storyshower?

If you write fiction you’re a storyteller. Other media–movies and comics, for example, show the audience the story. Fiction tells a story. The oft-repeated advice, “show, don’t tell” is good for filmmakers and artists, but I have become convinced that … Continue reading

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Kinds Of Rejections (And What To Do About Them)

Since I have been concentrating on short fiction I have been submitting more stories and I have to say that, in general, I like being published in someone else’s project way more than self-publishing. In addition to the writing itself, … Continue reading

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January

This is the calendar over my writing desk. I hung it up at the first of the year to keep track of my goal of finishing a story every week. You’ll notice that even though it is the last week … Continue reading

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What I Learned This Year

Last year at about this time I announced my plans to concentrate on short fiction during 2018. How did that work out for me, you ask? Pretty well, all things considered. I had eight stories published this year, and while … Continue reading

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But Wait, There’s More!

“Most of all, the idea of a magic shop is simply cool. If browsing a bookstore is exciting, with each book offering new possibilities of wonder, what if the books were all spellbooks? If a hardware store suggests new projects … Continue reading

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Waiting For Utopia

Actually I didn’t have to wait long at all. Back in late September I was approached by an author I worked with on Fauxpocalypse. She had an idea for a collection with the theme of Utopia. It sounded like a … Continue reading

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