Category Archives: traditional publishing

Sushi in Two Bites? Please Don’t Judge, Stephen

This post from 2013 popped up in my Facebook memories today. I thought I would re-post to further explain my continued lack of literary fame and acclaim. And I will always grab an opportunity to plug one of the best … Continue reading

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The First Thousand Words…Are on the Page

The first thousand words have given birth to…no… The first thousand words have been launched into…eh… The first thousand words have…maybe…taken flight…total bleh… The first thousand words…are on the page. There we go. That will suffice. There are few experiences … Continue reading

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A Plug of One’s Own

While slurping my morning coffee, to my utter astonishment, I opened an email from Amazon asking me to give 1-5 stars for a list of books which somehow included both of my own. They’re kidding, right? Taking the bait, I … Continue reading

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Sushi in Two Bites? Please Don’t Judge, Stephen

This post from 2013 popped up in my Facebook memories today. I thought I would re-post to further explain my continued lack of literary fame and acclaim. And I will always grab an opportunity to plug one of the best … Continue reading

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A is for Apology

Being a fan of fairness and civility, I wanted to share that Sue Grafton (her very own self) alerted me to the knowledge that she had in fact offered an apology to the indie publishing community, following some not-very-well received … Continue reading

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Sue Grafton: H is for Hubris

The indie-published crowd is in a deservedly righteous dither after Sue Grafton and John Green tossed the lot of us into the “isolated” and “lazy” slush heap of artists. This author will not even validate their positions with a rebuttal. … Continue reading

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Always Infinity: Does That Mean It Will Suck Forever?

As my teaching year swirls to a close, a long-forgotten voice reminds me that I have in fact recently published my second novel, The Offshore Triumphs of Karla Jean, a fun, adventuresome companion book joining The Edge of the Grace … Continue reading

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