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Guest post today.

Today I’m over on Coming Down the Mountain talking about marketing. Big thanks to Karen for approaching me.  We had talked for the past month or so about guest posting, so I’m happy to see this post live! http://karenjonesgowen.blogspot.com/2011/10/marketing-for-insecure-writers.html?spref=tw Advertisements

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A great way to start the week.

When I type right here, right now, on this blog, I’m staring at a screen.  It’s hard to imagine any of you out there reading this… but I know you do because the stats tell me, as do the subscriptions. … Continue reading

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My broken watch.

Two years ago I bought this watch off Ebay. It was like $10. I wore it once, and it died a week later. I was in this cool writing image thing… I wanted to wear a lot of necklaces and … Continue reading

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One. Step. At. A. Time.

There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t see the following threads…   (1)   $2.99 or $0.99 (2)   Should (or How Do) I Make My Book Free?   Each time I see this, I shake my head a … Continue reading

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Four Days Off Changed My Life

Four days off. What did I learn? What did I do? Well, it’s be a wild month for me, personally. But the personal details aren’t important. It’s the writing that is. And write I did. I’m really excited for the … Continue reading

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Where my little adventure started.

While I’m on my little hiatus with Jack Roth finishing his debut ebook, The Seed of Life, I thought I’d pre-post this post about my first writing adventures. Horror for me began way too early in my life.  My parents … Continue reading

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Writing is reading. Reading is writing.

(I’m in Nebraska with Jack Roth this week.  So I have some stuff scheduled.  On a side note, if you don’t hear from me by Friday, please, call for help…) Writing and reading go together.  Anytime I see threads or … Continue reading

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The first reviews of No Laughing Matter are in…

…and… it seems the reviewers have enjoyed the horror clown novella. From Amazon:  “If you like clowns in your horror then don’t pass up this creepy tale of a clown that just won’t go away! Once I started, I had … Continue reading

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Time to exhale.

Wow, have the KindleBoard thread been going wild… there’s two posts that are sticking out. One is about too much “crap” being on Amazon.  The second is about Amazon making changes, thus crippling September sales. I can’t speak to either … Continue reading

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The fight is in the price…

I’m tired.  I’m tired of the notion that indies are killing traditional publishing.  And this invisible fight of crap going on… let’s get real.   This isn’t like the car business.  When someone buys a car, it’s a one time … Continue reading

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