On Resistance and Writing

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

I spend an awful lot of time talking about Resistance on this site, at least as Steven Pressfield defines it in The War of Art. Here’s another look…

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Genre Prejudice

Friday, March 28, 2014

It’s a lot easier for me to be generous about other genres than it used to be. I’m trying to decide if that has something to do with…

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The Business of Writing: Joining the Community

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

I spoke to some creative writing students at a local university a while ago and I tried to tell them something it took me a long time to…

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The Skill of Asking

Friday, March 14, 2014

This morning I’m turning my blog over to the talented Suzanne Church. I was first introduced to Suzanne in 2011 at DragonCon by John O’Neill, and found her…

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Self-Sabotage is Easier than Writing

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

A lot of writers I know are pretty good at self-sabotage. It’s not that writing is hard, exactly, except that it is. Physical labor and exercise isn’t required,…

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Outlining, Part 2

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Back in August of 2013 I discussed my new outlining approach in depth. At the time I wasn’t sure how useful I’d find it in the long run,…

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Primeval Thule

Thursday, February 6, 2014

I haven’t signed up for as many kickstarters in the last few months, primarily because I haven’t had any big book checks in the last few months. (That’s…

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Victory is Mine!

Friday, January 17, 2014

I am extremely pleased to announce that I’ve just signed a book deal with Paizo for two new Pathfinder novels. Just a few months back I was finishing…

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Farewell, Something Lovely

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

I swear I didn’t plan this. I was recently contacted by my old friend, the talented Fraser Ronald, who’s launched a Kickstarter for a collection of hardboiled sword-and-sorcery…

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More on Noir

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Yesterday I mentioned how wonderful I found the Spartacus TV show. Today I’m confessing that I finally got around to reading Raymond Chandler’s first Phillip Marlowe novel, The…

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