Tag Archive: about the author

Sep 12 2017

So, uhm, yeah…Harvey

Important discovery…hurricanes and book launches do not mix well. Some of you might have noticed that the blog has been a little on the quiet side since just before A Less Agreeable Man released. That was not exactly the plan to be honest. A book launch is supposed to be fun and busy, right? What’s …

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Aug 05 2017

Reason #49 Why writing takes so long

#49 Ghost Writers      Most writers would have you believe that they do their own work. That each precious word on the page came from their own hand. But the ugly truth is that their are ghost writers out there. No, they don’t run about in white flowing sheets with cut outs for the …

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Jul 08 2017

Reason #65 Why writing takes so long

#65 It’s Rude to Watch Someone Bathe     People ask all the time, how long does it take to write a book. I always reply it depends on a great deal of things–many of them things one would not expect might interfere–unless one has cats, and then it all makes sense. I mean, really, who else …

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Jun 03 2017

Reason # 88 Why writing takes so long

#88 Critique Group Feedback             So. Much. Judgment. One traditional way of improving your writing is through the use of critique groups. The idea is pretty simple. You give your writing to other writers and they tell you what you’ve done well. And what you’ve done wrong. Mostly that. Don’t get …

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May 06 2017

Reasons # 38: Why writing takes so long

cat naps

#38 Cat Naps     People ask all the time, how long does it take to write a book. I always reply it depends on a great deal of things like how much research needs to be done, how active the muse is, what’s going on with the family and the cats… Always the cats. Ever …

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