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Writing is hard. It’s not tarring-a-roof-in-a-Georgia-summer hard, not digging-ditches-and-shifting-concrete hard, but doing it right isn’t exactly easy, either.  But it’s also fun and incredibly rewarding.  There is no better feeling than Having Written.  That’s right, I said no better feeling. … Continue reading


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Handling Rejection

Rejection is never far away from a working author. Some of the major speculative fiction (that’s industry terminology for science fiction, fantasy, or horror.  All three also collectively known as ‘genre fiction’) markets for short stories have acceptance rates of … Continue reading

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I’m not writing today about how to write suspense, but rather about the sense of suspense I am living in. I posted back at the end of March that I had submitted my first real story submission, and in the … Continue reading

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