My List of Writing Mistakes

Friday, October 25, 2013

A month or so back I was contacted by a reader and fellow writer who’d heard about my mistakes list that I keep in my writing notebooks. She…

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Vance, Robert E. Howard, and the Role of Women

Monday, October 21, 2013

I’m  having trouble sleeping again, but this morning at least I’m putting it to use and am up early writing. I’ve got a lot of work to do…

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Mind Meld!

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

I was invited to join the Mind Meld this week at SF Signal, and along with some fine folks, I discourse at length about how speculative fiction changed…

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Writer at Work

Monday, October 14, 2013

Hulk  still wanting to smash story, so Hulk just post link today. Hulk hear good thing about Lone Wolf adventure books. Many free now, on the web, and…

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Out of the Mud

Friday, October 4, 2013

Wow, what a busy week. I was working on my truck until 9:00 Wednesday night and spent part of Thursday morning tinkering some more until I finally gave…

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Writer’s Desk

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Here at Jones central I spent a long weekend putting my study into complete order. It had been converted into my mother’s convalescent room while she was staying…

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Kaiju Rising

Monday, September 9, 2013

Shh. So I’m not supposed to tell you this, but I’m one of the authors who will be unlocked if funding is met and exceeded in a new…

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Alas

Friday, August 30, 2013

…I am not at WorldCon 2014 (AKA LoneStarCon 3). In the grand scheme of things it is a tiny disappointment and certainly no tragedy, but I find myself…

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Dreaming of the Writing Life

Thursday, August 29, 2013

When I was a kid, the writing life had a magical luster. I felt as though were I to become a published author, I would have “made it.”…

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Outlining

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

I learned a while ago that no one method always seems to work for me when it comes to story drafting. I do have some tried and true…

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