Shelf Treasure

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

If you’re a bibliophile like me you may have similar books. You cart them around as you move and they stay on your shelf, and maybe you plan…

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Happiness

Monday, June 25, 2018

It’s been a busy but happy weekend here at the Jones household. I didn’t have enough time to put a long essay together, so I thought I’d share…

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Robots of Gotham: Sly, Slam Bang Action Adventure

Friday, June 22, 2018

A few years ago I became a beta reader on a really swell manuscript that’s just now been released in hardcover. It’s already garnering some strong reviews, and…

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Pictures in the Fire

Thursday, June 21, 2018

I just saw that the Robert E. Howard Foundation is about ready to release a new book that collects some uncollected  (at least in nice hardback editions) weird…

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Father’s Day

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

My father never held much stock with Father’s Day, thinking it an artificial construct designed to sell more cards, but I’ve embraced it. And this last Sunday I…

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Novel Lessons 4: Stalking the Beast

Monday, June 18, 2018

After delivering a draft of The Bones of the Old Ones and while waiting upon editorial comments I wrote my second Pathfinder novel, Stalking the Beast. And while it…

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Writer Chat: Chris Willrich

Friday, June 15, 2018

During those long years when I was trying, and mostly failing, to get short stories published, there were a lot of writers publishing at the same time whose…

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Gravity Falls

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

I’m locked away in the highest tower of my domain, working feverishly on a new draft, but I wanted to share with you that the complete Gravity Falls…

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Remembering Heroes and Sacrifices

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

In honor of D-Day this year I picked up a copy of the John C. McManus account of the 1st Division’s assault on the eastern section of Omaha…

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Updated Hard Writing Lesson: Word Count

Monday, June 11, 2018

I’ve run out of time to write a lengthy essay this morning about my fourth book, so I’ll resume that series of essays next week. Today I thought…

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