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Read the Contract

The time has come, my friends, to talk of cabbages, and sealing-wax, of walruses and kings... and of contracts, those sheets of paper that...

LibertyCon 26 Report

Home from LibertyCon 26, in Chattanooga TN. We put a thousand miles on the little car this weekend, stayed away from home for four...
Reading and signing

Why I Do What I Do

I have been asked several times in the last week alone about indie publishing. Before I talk about what I'm doing, and why, let...
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The Genderless Mind?

The genderless mind is a myth. Even here in cyberspace, where we can be whatever, whoever, whichever we choose to be, we are still...
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Digging in to Writing

I’m trying to get my writing restarted after the move. I’m not trying to finish Pixie Noir in 13 weeks any longer, as I...
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Writing Oddly

I've been thinking about what makes me write, and what makes writing interesting. I find a lot of gray goo out there. You know...

Interview with Michael J Sullivan

Hello all, I am back from my hiatus as I moved to Ohio. Now that I am settled, enjoying the weather in the southern...

Interview with a Reader

After a series of interviews with self-published authors, I thought I would interview a reader. Or rather, three of them, Sanford Begley, Joseph Capdepon...

I am a Reader

Before I was a writer, I was a reader. My mother tells me I’ve been reading since I was four, and I accept that,...

Covering the Topic

The biggest challenge to self-publishing, I found, was creating covers for my stories. Using the native Mac word processor Pages, formatting stories for epub...

Writing Plans

I’m really tired, and need to study, I have an exam Monday on the Nervous System and the Brain. This week has been really...

Interview with Stephanie Osborn

I chose to interview Stephanie Osborn about her writing and publishing work because I really admire her Displaced Detective Series, and I had the...

The Dreaded M-word

A recent conversation about self and independent publishing led to me voicing my thoughts on what to do once the book is released. This...
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To ISBN, or Not to ISBN?

I’ve been on the brink of buying a ten-pack of ISBN numbers a half-dozen times the last few weeks. The reason I haven’t just...
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Interview with Pam Uphoff

This week I interviewed another who had taken a less than traditional approach to publishing, Pam Uphoff. Pam has 12 titles on Amazon that...
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Interview with John McClure

As I am preparing to self-publish my first novel, I thought I would talk to some friends who have gone down this road ahead...

Vital Editing

Once you have written something with a great hook, a beginning, middle, and satisfactory ending... you don’t have those? Well, that’s a blog for...

Writing With Children

There were army men in the bathtub when I stepped into it this morning. Why do we never read about things like this in...

Just Write

The key to self publishing is to write. Often, this can be a difficult feat, much harder than it first sounds. For instance, I...

Why Self Publish?

Why am I self-published? Well, firstly, because I’m spoiled. I was just talking to my significant other, who happens to live a half a...