A man is on his way to Mexico to lay low for a while. He is hunted by the authorities. He has a particularly skewed take on life. While hiding in some dusty small border town he meets a very strange man. Think Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, but for psychopaths. This is a WIP that … Continue reading The Mercy Giver: An Experiment
I get David Farland's Daily Kick in the Pants newsletter and it's always brimming with insightful and helpful tips on all facets of the writing life. You may recall a while back I blogged about David's son, Ben Wolverton, who suffered severe brain trauma in a tragic long-boarding accident. It's been over sixty days since the … Continue reading David Farland On Editing Your Novel
There are sharks out there, guys, and they're unscrupulous. They want to feed and they don't care how or who they eat. This article on David Gaughran's blog is a must read. It will help you make an informed choice when the time comes and you're in a situation where you want to use someone … Continue reading Penguin’s Solution for Authors: One Racket To Rule Them All
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You can never get enough advice on editing and to read how other writers edit their own work is like a little spotlight on your own process. Roger Colby's blog, Writing is Hard Work, is an active one and he has many interesting postings on writing, the writing process, and other cool stuff that may … Continue reading 5 Editing Strategies for the Self-Published Novelist