Disappointment #poetry

Waking up With the hollow feeling of disappointment Rattling around in my heart It gnaws at my happiness And slowly eradicates it Maybe I should just accept My station in life At my peak I was nothing more than a sham A head full of ideas And thoughts of...

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The Struggle #poetry

When every day Is a struggle to create Mired down in the muck Of self loathing and hate My creativity sometimes just suffocates Nobody will ever understand How hard it is to move my hand To write the words Or make that picture Nobody seems to care That every...

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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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Introduction to Genesis 2: DAZ Studio

Apparently, I worked really hard on this article and then never published it....oops?   I knew I was working on some articles about DAZ and what to get if you were just starting out.  Even though they now have...

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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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Plea

I understand you can’t make time for me. But could you just hear my plea? My heart is breaking you see I’m drowning in misery. Surely you would see–if you had time for me. Hope may float, but I don’t have long. Do you hear...

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