2016

It hardly seems like 2016 should be coming to a close.  Although, it feels like 2016 has been one hell of a long ride. Creativity wise, it's been a poor year for me.  No matter how much I re-charge my...

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The Price of Magic: WIP

  I finally did it.  I sat down and I have a draft in a notebook of this book that I've been trying to write for the last two years.  It took writing half-finished stories, two years, and some clarity...

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So you wrote a book, now what: Distribution

And here we are at the last part of my blog tutorial.  Distribution is not the same thing as “publishing” although a lot of these places say “publish with us and distribute here”.   Most of these places are going...

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So you wrote a book, now what: Covers

Finally we have arrived at the part where I tell you all about covers.  I know I break all the rules because “you shouldn’t design your own covers”.   But, I also know my covers are pretty.  I say you...

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So you wrote a book, now what: Formatting

Part 3 of my "tutorial" about publishing.  Theoretically at this point, you should have a "copyrighted" and "edited" work ready for formatting.  Now, I know what you are thinking.  You want to know about making a pretty cover.  Nope.  Right...

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So you wrote a book, now what: Editing

Look, I'm actually following through on something.... In the last segment I spoke about where to start for information on Copyright.  In today's segment I'm going to stress the importance of editing.  If you are going to spend money this...

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So you wrote a book, now what: Copyright

At my last public event I was approached by a young author who had been struggling to figure out how to become published.  She told me that she had already tried contacting various people like lawyers, writing clubs, and...

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I’m Not Dead–I’m just Being An Outlaw

I know that I have been blogging sporadically these days.  I've pretty much given up on my social media duties and abandoned things like Triberr.  I think I blogged in January and did not post again until just the other...

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Maybe This Is The End?

I know I’ve been missing from the blog internet lately.  I was busy trying to write this new book.  Yeah, it’s still just kind of lingering in different notebooks and computers at the moment.  So, no there is no...

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NIMVA!

I am over the moon right now with my new theme.  I wasn't even looking for a new theme, didn't know this great of a theme existed.  I have had some bumps along the way, but I can tell...

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