Supernatural Obstructions and a Price Reduction

These last two weeks have been crazy. My wife, who is seven months pregnant, hurt her back while trying to stop our son from running with a sharp object. At 20 months, he's faster than the Flash. The object in his hand turned out to be a plastic brush. Those can be dangerous too, you … Continue reading Supernatural Obstructions and a Price Reduction

A Newbie’s Guide to Publishing: Dealing with Bad Reviews

You will have noticed I've registered this blog in my name. It makes it easier for people to find me (I hope) and it looks more professional--if that sort of thing really matters. I don't know if it does, but it sure looks neat seeing my name dot-commed (Did I invent a new verb here?). For … Continue reading A Newbie’s Guide to Publishing: Dealing with Bad Reviews

Hugh Howey: Self-publishing is the future — and great for writers

Howey is at it again. He wrote an excellent piece on the future of writers: "I celebrate writing for any of these reasons — I wish more people wrote more often. But what fascinates me as a self-published author are not those who publish a single novel but rather those who approach this as a … Continue reading Hugh Howey: Self-publishing is the future — and great for writers