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May, 2013

May 28

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More Behind the Scenes: Bringing it All Together

Not sure about the rest of you writers out there, but I used to have a hard time getting enough traction from a single idea to make up an entire story, much less a whole novel-length manuscript.

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May 28

2013

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Running Club Behind the Scenes

This week, I published my first Amazon Kindle short story, Running Club. It is about 14,000 words and is a science fiction adventure story centered around a plot and a main character that are both heavily focused on running. This short story started with a simple question. What would happen if I were not allowed to run?

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May 28

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Talkin’ ‘Bout the Rewrite

One day at college I lost my five page writing assignment to the dreaded computer crash. Admittedly, this was in the early days of the personal computer, and things like this were much more common than today. I learned a few things from that incident.

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May 28

2013

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Oh, What To Do

Trying to figure out whether to work on the outline to my new novel or to finish up a short story I was working on. The book outline is already in process but the short story is close to being finished.

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May 27

2013

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(Some of) Amazon’s e-Publishing Decoded

I preface this post by saying that the following is just my take and my interpretation of SOME aspects of Amazon’s e-publishing. I am pretty sure that my facts are correct as of early May 2013, Read more →

May 27

2013

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Aw, They’re Just Words

How many times have I heard someone say “they’re only words?”

Too many times to recall exactly.

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May 27

2013

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Familiar Anonymity

What a good weekend.

For me, at least. I had my first free promotional for my Sci Fi Adventure novel, Redemption. Over the course of Sat and Sun, 288 people downloaded the document for free.

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May 27

2013

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Outlining Redemption

This weekend, I finally self-published my first book on Amazon Kindle. Just to give the whole thing a little background, I started writing this novel almost nine years ago and finished the first complete draft in about three months.

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May 27

2013

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That’s Not How it Works

The creative process for each person is different, but I’m going to describe some aspects of mine in case anyone is interested or wants to share their own thoughts on the matter.

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