The Doldrums, Rising Tide and Banned Books

The last month has been a hard one in terms of writing. Though I wrote 55,000 words this summer, probably more than I have ever written, it was not the 75,000 and the finished rough drafts of a novel and a novella. Instead, I have unfinished drafts of two novels and a...

Noveling: 7 Ways You Can Help

Okay. Really, really, need to get more fiction written. Lots of marketing, some plotting, etc. Some great times with family in the last 10 days, but not enough words! How can I help, Rob?  Here are a variety of options that take anywhere from a little time to a lot....

My Path to Indie Publication: Part IX– Party On.

Path to Indie Publication Series is a companion series to Marshall Ryan Maresca’s Path to Publication. I have been avidly reading Marshall’s posts since I discovered his blog. Read Path to Indie Publication: Part I. Part II. Part III. Part IV. Part V. Part VI. Part...

NORWESCON 37 next weekend

Hey folks, I’ll be at Norwescon next Friday, April 18, 2014, hopefully by early evening and staying through to April 20, 2014. Staying at the Doubletree by Hilton SeaTac in the ‘Pro’ block! I’m not a panelist this year, but I’ll be...