Category Archives: Writing Process

Writing Workshops and you, the writer

There is a bit of a kerfuffle going on in the writing community about the privilege of attending Clarion and a tweet from Neil Gaiman. It was a silly hyperbolic tweet about the value of going to Clarion. It was called … Continue reading

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If the real world was like the world in my head

Readers, For those of you who are writers, which is a few, wouldn’t it be nice if publications would supply reasons for a rejection?  Of course, I know why they don’t, limited time, volume of submissions, complexity of the effort, … Continue reading

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Moving the goal posts

Readers, You may or may not pay attention to the count down over here Which is the dingle in reference to my current novel, Project Mirror. If you are observant, you might have noticed the count down shifted from meer days, to … Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing

Readers, O’ Readers!  You fine-looking, smart, well-read, musically gifted, eloquent and personable lot of folks who deign to frequent my blog thing.  I give you, The Next Big Thing. Nicky Drayden tagged me in her Next Big Thing blog post … Continue reading

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Where’s Seamaldo?

Readers, Why, I am right here. I just have had one hell of a couple of months. Both for good and challenging reasons. So why break the silence of my summer hermitage from the blogosphere? Well, I guess I am … Continue reading

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I’m still here

Readers, I live, but I am, as I said a while back, deeply into day job work, preparation for some travel, writing on project mirror, and dealing with a few side stories I am trying to get going. I wrote a short … Continue reading

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Dance Upon Sand

Readers, My story, “Dance Upon Sand,” is now available in the summers issue of Heroic Fantasy Quarterly.  This is the second sale to this publication, (THANKS GUYS!) and the continuation of the previous story of Ordwin the mercenary. If you are … Continue reading

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